United Nations Security Council Resolution 1434

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UN Security Council
Resolution 1434
Locator ET-ER.png
Eritrea (orange) and Ethiopia (green)
Date 6 September 2002
Meeting no. 4,606
Code S/RES/1434 (Document)
Subject The situation between Eritrea and Ethiopia
Voting summary
15 voted for
None voted against
None abstained
Result Adopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

United Nations Security Council resolution 1434, adopted unanimously on 6 September 2002, after reaffirming all resolutions on the situation between Eritrea and Ethiopia, particularly Resolution 1430 (2002), the Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE) until 15 March 2003.[1]

The Security Council reaffirmed its support for the peace process between the two countries and of the role played by UNMEE in facilitating the implementation of the Algiers Agreement and decision by the Boundary Commission on the mutual border. It welcomed the declarations by both Ethiopia and Eritrea to fully implement their commitments, including the release of prisoners of war, but expressed concern cross-border harassment and abduction of civilians.

The resolution extended UNMEE's mandate at the current troop level of 4,200 in accordance with Resolution 1320 (2000).[2] Progress made by the parties in the implementation of their agreements would be monitored and the implications of territorial transfers during the boundary demarcation for UNMEE would be reviewed by the Council.[3]

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  1. ^ "Security Council extends mandate of UN mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea for six months". United Nations. 6 September 2002. 
  2. ^ "Security Council extends UN mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea for six months". United Nations News Centre. 6 September 2002. 
  3. ^ United Nations (2003). Index to Proceedings of the Security Council (57th ed.). United Nations Publications. p. 39. ISBN 978-92-1-100916-3. 

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