PEACE AND SECURITY COUNCIL 47TH MEETING

Chad

Date | 21 MARCH, 2006
ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA

COMMUNIQUÉ OF THE PEACE AND SECURITY COUNCIL ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE TRIPOLI AGREEMENTOF 8 FEBRUARY 2006 BETWEEN CHAD AND THE SUDAN

The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 47th<.sup> meeting, held on 21 March 2006, adopted the following decision on the implementation of the Tripoli Agreement of 8 February 2006 between Chad and the Sudan:

Council,

1.Recalls decision PSC/MIN/Comm.(XLVI) adopted at its 46th meeting held on 10 March 2006, requesting the Commission, inter alia, to prepare and submit proposals on how best AMIS can assist in the implementation of the Tripoli Agreement;

2. Takes note of the report of the Chairperson of the Commission on the implementation of the Tripoli Agreement of 8 February 2006 between Chad and the Sudan [PSC/PR/3(XLVII)], including the request made to the AU by the meeting of the Chiefs of General Staff and Directors of External Security held in Tripoli on 13 March 2006 that AMIS provide security for the observer posts to be established on Sudanese territory as part of the implementation of the Tripoli Agreement, as well as medical, food, air transport, communication and training assistance to the observer teams, within the limits of available resources;

3. Requests the Commission to continue to explore all possible options to support the implementation of the Tripoli Agreement, including support by AMIS, taking into consideration the Mission’s current capabilities, particularly with respect to logistics and financial resources, the legal aspects involved, as well as the views of the Troop Contributing Countries (TCCs), and to report to it as soon as possible to enable it take a decision on the issue.