United Nations Security Council Resolution 1068
|UN Security Council
|Date||30 July 1996|
|Vote||For: 15 — Abs. 0 — Against: 0|
|Subject||The situation in the Middle East|
|Security Council composition|
United Nations Security Council resolution 1068, adopted unanimously on 30 July 1996, after recalling previous resolutions on Israel and Lebanon including 501 (1982), 508 (1982), 509 (1982) and 520 (1982) as well as studying the report by the Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali on the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) approved in 426 (1978), the Council decided to extend the mandate of UNIFIL for a further six months until 31 January 1997.
The Council then remphasised the mandate of the Force and requested the Secretary-General to continue negotiations with the Government of Lebanon and other parties concerned with regards to the implementation of resolutions 425 (1978) and 426 (1978) and report thereon.
The completion of streamlining measures concerning UNIFIL was welcomed and further savings were encouraged, but noting that the operational capacity of the Force should not be affected.
- Israeli–Lebanese conflict
- List of United Nations Security Council Resolutions 1001 to 1100 (1995–1997)
- South Lebanon conflict (1982–2000)
- "Security Council extends mandate of UNIFIL until 31 January 1997". United Nations. 30 July 1996.
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