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Draft Resolution on the Renewal of the Joint Investigative Mechanism (Russian Veto)

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Edmond Mulet, former chief of staff of Ban Ki Moon, is a Guatemalan diplomat who has become head of the UN-OPCW Joint Investigative Mechanism.

Albania, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of Korea, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and United States of America: draft resolution

The Security Council,

Recalling its Resolutions 2319 (2016), 2235 (2015), 2209 (2015) and 2118 (2013),

1. Decides to renew the mandate of the Joint Investigative Mechanism, as set out in Resolution 2235 for a further period of one year, with a possibility of further extension by the Security Council if it deems necessary;

2. Requests the Joint Investigative Mechanism to complete a report within 90 days of adoption of this resolution, and complete subsequent reports as appropriate thereafter, and requests the Joint Investigative Mechanism to present the report, or reports, to the United Nations Security Council and inform the OPCW Executive Council, and invites the Joint Investigative Mechanism to brief, as appropriate, the 1540 Committee, the 1267/1989/2253 Committee or other relevant counter-terrorism or non-proliferation bodies on relevant results of their work;

3. Decides to remain actively seized of the matter.

Source: UN S/2017/884

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