United Nations Security Council Resolution 1729

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UN Security Council
Resolution 1729
Qunaitra in the Golan Heights
Date15 December 2006
Meeting no.5,596
CodeS/RES/1729 (Document)
SubjectThe situation in the Middle East
Voting summary
15 voted for
None voted against
None abstained
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

United Nations Security Council Resolution 1729, adopted unanimously on December 15, 2006, after considering a report by the Secretary-General Kofi Annan regarding the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) and reaffirming Resolution 1308 (2000), the Council extended its mandate for a further six months until June 30, 2007.[1]


The resolution called upon the parties concerned to immediately implement Resolution 338 (1973) and requested that the Secretary-General submit a report on the situation at the end of that period.

The Secretary-General's report pursuant to the previous resolution on UNDOF said that the situation between Israel and Syria had remained generally quiet, though the situation in the Middle East as a whole continued to remain tense until a settlement addressing all aspects of the problem could be reached.[2][3]

The Council also welcomed efforts by UNDOF to implement the zero-tolerance sexual exploitation policy.

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  1. ^ "Security Council extends force monitoring Israel-Syria ceasefire". United Nations. December 15, 2006.
  2. ^ Annan, Kofi (December 4, 2006). "Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force". United Nations.
  3. ^ "UN extends Golan force mandate". Khaleej Times. 16 December 2006.

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