United Nations Security Council Resolution 1749

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Adopted by the Security Council at its 5650th meeting on 28 March 2007

The Security Council,

Recalling its resolutions 918 (1994) of 17 May 1994, 1005 (1995) of 17 July 1995, 1011 (1995) of 16 August 1995, 1013 (1995) of 7 September 1995, 1053 (1996) of 23 April 1996, and 1161 (1998) of 9 April 1998,

Having considered the report of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 918 (1994) concerning Rwanda of 28 December 2006 (S/2006/1049) and the oral report of the Chairman of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 918 (1994) concerning Rwanda of 13 March 2007,

Taking note of the letter dated 2 March 2007 from the Permanent Representative of Rwanda to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council (S/2007/121) requesting the termination of the measures imposed by paragraph 11 of resolution 1011 (1995),

Recalling the termination on 1 September 1996 of the restrictions imposed by paragraph 13 of resolution 918 (1994) in accordance with paragraph 8 of resolution 1011 (1995) and reaffirming the measures imposed by paragraphs 9 and 10 of resolution 1011 (1995),

Stressing the importance of the cooperation of all States, in particular those in the region, with the Security Council Committees established pursuant to resolutions 918 (1994) and 1533 (2004) and with the Group of Experts established by resolution 1533 (2004), while carrying out its mandate as renewed by resolution 1698 (2006),

Stressing further the need for States in the region to ensure that arms and related materiel delivered to them are not diverted to or used by illegal armed groups,

Welcoming the positive developments in Rwanda and the Great Lakes Region, particularly the signing of the Pact on Security, Stability and Development in the Great Lakes Region at the Second Summit of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region in Nairobi, Kenya, on 15 December 2006, and encouraging the signatories to ratify this pact as soon as possible and to provide for its expeditious implementation,

Reiterating its call upon the States of the region to deepen further their cooperation with a view to consolidating peace in the region,

Acting under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations,

1. Decides to terminate with immediate effect the measures imposed by paragraph 11 of resolution 1011 (1995);

2. Decides to remain actively seized of the matter.

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