United Nations Security Council Resolution 1984

United Nations Security Council Resolution 1984, adopted on June 9, 2011, after recalling resolutions 1696 (2006), 1737 (2006), 1747 (2007), 1803 (2008), 1835 (2008), 1887 (2009) and 1929 (2010) concerning Iran and non-proliferation, the Council extended the mandate of an expert panel monitoring sanctions against the country over its nuclear program for a period of one year.[1]

UN Security Council
Resolution 1984
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Date9 June 2011
Meeting no.6,552
CodeS/RES/1984 (Document)
SubjectNon-proliferation
Iran
Voting summary
  • 14 voted for
  • None voted against
  • 1 abstained
ResultAdopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

The resolution, proposed by France, Germany, the United Kingdom and United States, was adopted by a vote of 14 in favour, none against and one abstention from Lebanon.

ResolutionEdit

ObservationsEdit

In the preamble of Resolution 1984, the Security Council noted the importance of credible and objective assessments, analysis and recommendations in the reports of the expert panel. It determined that the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction constituted a threat to international peace and security.[2]

ActsEdit

Acting under Article 41 of Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter, Council members extended the mandate of the expert panel monitoring the Iranian sanctions until June 9, 2012.[3] The panel was required to report to the Council by December 9, 2011 and again at the end of its mandate.

All states, organisations and United Nations bodies were urged to co-operate with the Committee established in Resolution 1737 and the expert panel.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Security Council authorises expert panel helping to monitor sanctions on Iran to continue work until June 2012". United Nations. June 9, 2011.
  2. ^ "UN Security Council extends mandate of Iran panel of experts". Xinhua. 9 June 2011.
  3. ^ "Security Council extends mandate of watchdog panel on Iranian sanctions". United Nations News Centre. 9 June 2011.

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