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Security Council extends mandate of UN force in Golan Heights by six months

The Security Council today agreed to extend the mandate of the United Nations force monitoring the ceasefire in the Golan Heights between Israel and Syria for another six months, voicing grave concern that recent events have put the long-held ceasefire in jeopardy.

Ban recommends six-month extension of UN force in Golan Heights

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has recommended that the Security Council extend the mandate of the United Nations force monitoring the ceasefire between Israel and Syria on the Golan Heights for six more months, and stressed the need to ensure unimpeded freedom of movement for the peacekeepers.