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Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Abyei (S/2011/603)

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I. Introduction

  1. The present report is submitted pursuant to paragraph 11 of Security Council resolution 1990 (2011), in which the Council requested the Secretary-General to keep it regularly informed of progress in the implementation of the Agreement between the Government of the Sudan and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement on Temporary Arrangements for the Administration and Security of the Abyei Area, signed on 20 June 2011 in Addis Ababa. The present report outlines the latest developments in Abyei and provides an update on the deployment of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA). It also provides recommendations for a change in the mandate of UNISFA to enable it to support an international border mechanism.