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Security Council members urge confidencebuilding steps to solve Prevlaka dispute

“Members of the Security Council welcomed the fact that the situation remains stable and calm and voiced their continuing support for the chief military observer in Prevlaka and for UNMOP [the UN Mission of Observers in Prevlaka],” Ambassador Greenstock of the United Kingdom, the Council’s current President, told the press today after the 15-member body discussed the issue in closed consultations. “They expressed concern about the long-standing violations of the security regime in the UN-controlled zone and called for unrestricted freedom for UNMOP,” he said. Ambassador Greenstock added that Council members welcomed Secretary-General Kofi Annan’s intention to assess the situation before the end of UNMOP’s present mandate on 15 July with a view to exploring with the parties ways of moving the political process forward. read more