United Nations Security Council Resolution 1656, was adopted unanimously on January 31, 2006, after reaffirming all resolutions on Abkhazia and Georgia, particularly Resolution 1615 (2005). The Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Observer Mission in Georgia (UNOMIG) until March 31, 2006.
|UN Security Council|
|Date||31 January 2006|
|Subject||The situation in Georgia|
|Security Council composition|
In his report on the situation, the Secretary-General Kofi Annan had recommended an extension until July 31, 2006, though this was not adopted by Council members, due to the insistence of Russia.
- "Security Council extends UN mission in Georgia until 31 March". United Nations. January 31, 2006.
- Annan, Kofi (13 January 2006). "Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Abkhazia, Georgia". United Nations.
- Weller, Marc; Nobbs, Katherine (2010). Asymmetric Autonomy and the Settlement of Ethnic Conflicts. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. p. 222. ISBN 978-0-8122-4230-0.