Statement by the President of the Security Council
At the 7667th meeting of the Security Council, held on 7 April 2016, in connection with the Council’s consideration of the item entitled “Reports of the Secretary-General on the Sudan and South Sudan”, the President of the Security Council made the following statement on behalf of the Council:
“The Security Council recalls its intention to review progress on steps outlined in its Presidential Statement (S/PRST/2016/1) of 17 March 2016. The Security Council welcomes that some progress was made on the steps outlined in S/PRST/2016/1, including progress on implementation of the Juba security arrangements, including the return of some members of the Sudan People’s Liberation Army in Opposition (SPLA-IO) to Juba, South Sudan. The Security Council regrets, nonetheless, that the steps outlined in S/PRST/2016/1 were not fully met and strongly urges all parties to complete those steps and to fully implement the “Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan.” The Security Council expresses its intention to review progress achieved on the steps outlined in S/PRST/2016/1 by 30 April 2016.
“The Security Council reaffirms its unwavering support for the people of South Sudan.”