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U.S. Vetoes of Security Council Resolutions:
Resolution on East Jerusalem - S/1997/241

(March 21, 1997)

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The Security Council,

Recalling its relevant resolutions, in particular those concerning Jerusalem and Israeli settlements,

Aware of General Assembly resolution 51/223 of 13 March 1997,

Stressing its support for the Middle East Peace Process and the need for the implementation of the agreements and commitments reached,

1. Demands that Israel immediately cease construction of the Jabal Abu Ghneim settlement in East Jerusalem, as well as all other Israeli settlement activities in the occupied territories;

2. Requests the Secretary-General to submit a report on the developments in this regard.

Sources: Global Policy Forum, UN Security Council

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