UN Security Council extends mandate of mission in South Sudan
United Nations Security Council on Monday extended the mandate of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) until Dec. 15, 2021.
Unanimously adopting Resolution 2606 and acting under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations, the council reaffirmed all previous resolutions and presidential statements concerning the situation in Abyei and along the border between Sudan and South Sudan, underlining the importance of full compliance with and implementation of these.
The council recognized that the current situation in Abyei and along the border between Sudan and South Sudan continues to constitute a threat to international peace and security.
It decided to remain actively seized of the matter.
UNISFA was set up by the Security Council in June 2011 after a flare-up shortly before South Sudan’s independence.