TitleStatement / by the President of the Security Council
Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 5876th meeting, 24 Apr. 2008, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Burundi"]
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Expresses serious concern at the recent confrontations between the Palipehutu-FNL and the National Defence Forces of Burundi, following attacks by the Palipehutu-FNL, and the resulting loss of lives; condemns the use of violence, and calls again on the 2 parties to scrupulously respect the ceasefire concluded on 7 Sept. 2006; urges the Palipehutu-FNL to return immediately and without preconditions to the Joint Verification and Monitoring Mechanism; requests the Secretary-General to play a robust political role in support of the peace process and to keep the Council closely informed of developments in Burundi, including in the context of his reports to the Security Council on the United Nations Integrated Office (BINUB).