Kosovo Truce Sought by Security Council: Peace Resolution Adopted on 14-0 Vote

By Pisik, Betsy | The Washington Times (Washington, DC), September 24, 1998 | Go to article overview

Kosovo Truce Sought by Security Council: Peace Resolution Adopted on 14-0 Vote


Pisik, Betsy, The Washington Times (Washington, DC)


NEW YORK - The U.N. Security Council demanded a sweeping cease-fire in the Yugoslav province of Kosovo yesterday and insisted that all groups and governments cooperate fully with humanitarian relief agencies and diplomatic monitors.

In a 14-0 vote, with only China abstaining, the council adopted a British- and French-drafted resolution invoking Chapter 7 of the U.N. Charter, which authorizes the council to use force to maintain international peace and security.

But the resolution does not expressly authorize NATO forces to block Serbian military offensives - a Russian requirement.

Although the document does not spell out specifics, it states that "the council would consider further action and additional measures to maintain or restore peace and stability in the region."

U.S. officials said they did not need permission for intervention, but at least one council member, Sweden, said military action would require additional authorization.

The resolution also requires the council to revisit the issue before any U.N. authorization of force is granted.

The 15-member council declared itself "gravely concerned" about the recent intense fighting in Kosovo and the indiscriminate use of force by Serbian security forces and the Yugoslav army.

Representatives of Albania and Bosnia-Herzegovina yesterday said they were pleased with the council's actions.

U.S. Ambassador Peter Burleigh said the United States had allocated $31 million for humanitarian relief efforts for the region.

At the same time yesterday, Serbian forces continued their efforts to crush the ethnic Albanian Kosovo Liberation Army. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Sign up now for a free, 1-day trial and receive full access to:

  • Questia's entire collection
  • Automatic bibliography creation
  • More helpful research tools like notes, citations, and highlights
  • Ad-free environment

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this article

This article has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this article

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited article

Kosovo Truce Sought by Security Council: Peace Resolution Adopted on 14-0 Vote
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Full screen

matching results for page

Cited passage

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited passage

Thanks for trying Questia!

Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

For full access in an ad-free environment, sign up now for a FREE, 1-day trial.

Already a member? Log in now.