United Nations Security Council Resolution 1677

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Adopted by the Security Council at its 5436th meeting, on 12 May 2006

The Security Council,

Recalling its relevant resolutions on the situation in Timor-Leste, in particular its resolution 1599 (2005) of 28 April 2005,

Expressing its deep concern over the 28/29 April incidents as well as the ensuing situation, and acknowledging the actions of the Government of Timor-Leste to establish an investigation into the incidents, their effects and causes,

Remaining fully committed to the promotion of long-lasting stability in Timor- Leste,

1. Decides to extend the mandate of the United Nations Office in Timor- Leste (UNOTIL) until 20 June 2006;

2. Requests the Secretary-General to provide the Council by 6 June 2006 with an update on the situation in Timor-Leste and the role of the United Nations in Timor-Leste following the expiration of the mandate of UNOTIL with a view to taking further action on the subject;

3. Encourages the Government and other State institutions of Timor-Leste, with the assistance from UNOTIL within its current mandate, to address the causes of the violence in order to prevent a recurrence of such incidents;

4. Decides to remain actively seized of the matter.

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