TitleStatement / by the President of the Security Council
Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 4960th meeting, 30 Apr. 2004, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Security Council resolutions 1160 (1998), 1199 (1998), 1203 (1998), 1239 (1999) and 1244 (1999)"]
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Notes that the presentation of the Kosovo Standards Implementation Plan on 31 Mar. 2004 in Pristina, Kosovo (Serbia and Montenegro), is a step forward in the standards process; reaffirms its full support for the "Standards before Status" policy, that was devised for Kosovo, and endorsed by this Council in application of its resolution 1244 (1999); stresses that it is essential to review and revise in a timely manner two key Sections of the document, namely on "sustainable returns and the rights of communities and their members" and on "freedom of movement"; emphasizes that no party can be allowed to profit or to advance a political agenda through violent measures; calls on the Provisional Institutions of Self-Government and all political leaders to take responsibility in the current situation and to ensure that such acts and threats of violence are not repeated.