|Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon inspects the bull given by|
Salva Kiir Mayardit, President of the Republic of South Sudan.
The bull is cared for by UN peacekeepers. July 2011. Click on picture.
"The Security Council,PREAMBULAR PARAGRAPHS
PP1 Recalling its previous resolutions and statements on the situation in Sudan and South Sudan, in particular resolutions 1990 (2011), 2024 (2011) and 2032 (2011), and its Presidential Statements of 12 April 2012 and 6 March 2012, and further recalling the priority it attaches to the full and urgent advancement of all outstanding issues from the Comprehensive Peace Agreement,
PP2 Reaffirming its strong commitment to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Sudan and South Sudan, and to the purposes and the principles of the United Nations Charter,
PP3 Recalling the importance of the principles of the peaceful settlement of international disputes, good neighborliness, non-interference and regional cooperation,