UN Security Council Resolution 1680
This term refers to UN Security Council resolution 1680, (5/17/06), which seeks to assert Lebanon's sovereignty, territorial integrity and political independence. The resolution thus calls for the establishment of formal diplomatic ties between Lebanon and Syria and the demarcation of the border between the two countries.
Content of Resolution
UN Security Council Resolution 1680 calls for:
Full implementation of Resolution 1559;
Measures to be taken against the movement of arms into Lebanese territory for militias;
Disarmament of Palestinian militias;
Positive Syrian response regarding delineation of the common border, establishment of formal diplomatic relations, assertion of Lebanon's sovereignty, and respect for Lebanese territorial integrity.
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