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Hailing the recent and historic rapprochements in the Horn of Africa, the Security Council today decided to lift the arms embargo, travel ban, assets freeze and targeted sanctions previously imposed on Eritrea, while simultaneously renewing its sanctions imposed against neighbouring Somalia.
On trouvera ci-après le texte de la déclaration à la presse faite, aujourd’hui, par la Présidente du Conseil de sécurité pour le mois de septembre, Mme Nikki R. Haley (États-Unis):
20 SEPTEMBER 2018
The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Nikki R. Haley (United States):
8099TH MEETING (AM)
Key Representatives Disagree on Text’s Effectiveness with Sanctions, Compliance
The Security Council today extended the modified arms embargo on Somalia and the authorization for maritime interdiction of illicit arms imports and charcoal exports until 15 November 2018, as well as the renewal of the arms ban on Eritrea for that same period.
7807TH MEETING (AM)
Key Members Differ over Neighbour’s Support for Al-Shabaab Terror Group, Release of Djibouti Prisoners Taken during 2008 Border Clashes
The Security Council today extended the arms embargo on Somalia until 15 November 2017, while reaffirming that country’s sovereignty over its natural resources. It also reaffirmed its arms embargo on Eritrea.
Letter dated 7 October 2016 from the Chair of the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 751 (1992) and 1907 (2009) concerning Somalia and Eritrea addressed to the President of the Security Council
On behalf of the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 751 (1992) and 1907 (2009) concerning Somalia and Eritrea, and in accordance with paragraph 32 of Security Council resolution 2244 (2015), I have the honour to transmit herewith the report on Eritrea of the Monitoring Group on Somalia and Eritrea.
7626th Meeting (AM)
The Chair of the “751/1907” Somalia-Eritrea Sanctions Committee provided an update to the Security Council today on the recent findings of its Monitoring Group, as delegates called for improved coordination to staunch the illegal charcoal trade in Somalia, and pressed Eritrea for “frank and sincere” cooperation over its reported involvement in the Yemen conflict, support for armed groups in Ethiopia and progress on the question of Djibouti war prisoners.
6701st Meeting (PM)
Also Hears from African Union’s Peace and Security Commissioner, Ministers from South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Azerbaijan on Next Steps at Time of ‘Real Opportunity’
28 July 2011 – The Eritrean Government planned a massive attack on an African Union meeting held earlier this year, according to a new United Nations report that states that this was just one of multiple violations of Security Council arms embargoes committed by the small East African nation.
“If executed as planned, the operation would almost certainly have caused mass civilian casualties, damaged the Ethiopian economy and disrupted the African Union summit,” states the report of the Monitoring Group on Somalia and Eritrea.
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1. In paragraph 22 of its resolution 1907 (2009), adopted on 23 December 2009, the Security Council requested me to report within 180 days on Eritrea's compliance with the provisions of the resolution.
2. A note verbale was subsequently transmitted to the Permanent Mission of Eritrea to the United Nations on 22 April 2010 outlining the provisions of Security Council resolution 1907 (2009) and requesting information from the Government, by 7 June 2010, on the fulfilment of the provisions contained therein.
6254th Meeting (AM)
Resolution 1907 (2009) Stipulates Arms Embargo, Travel Restrictions, Asset Freezes
Gravely concerned about findings that Eritrea had provided support to armed groups undermining peace and reconciliation in Somalia and that it had not withdrawn its forces following clashes with Djibouti in June 2008, the Security Council today imposed an arms embargo on that country, in addition to travel restrictions on and a freeze on the assets of its political and military leaders.
I have the honour to refer to Security Council resolution 1862 (2009), adopted on 14 January 2009, concerning the border dispute between Eritrea and Djibouti in Ras Doumeira and Doumeira Island.
In the resolution, the Security Council urged Eritrea and Djibouti to resolve their border dispute peacefully and reiterated its appreciation for the efforts of the Secretary-General, the African Union and the Arab League to engage both parties.
In the same resolution, the Council noted that Djibouti had …
Although seized of new crises in Kenya, Georgia and the Horn of Africa, the bulk of the Security Council's work in 2008 involved pushing forward numerous initiatives it had authorized in the previous year concerning existing crises, including the deployment of innovative peacekeeping arrangements in the Sudan and the implementation of hopeful accords in the Middle East and various African conflict situations.
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Conseil de sécurité en 2008
Le Conseil de sécurité a connu en 2008 une activité toujours aussi soutenue, largement dominée, une nouvelle fois, par les questions africaines et le Moyen-Orient.