The Security Council,PP1.
its Presidential Statements of 3 August 2011, 21 March2012 and 5 April 2012 and its Press Statement of 1 March 2012,PP2.
Recalling as well
General Assembly resolutions A/RES/66/253 of 16February 2012 and A/RES/66/176 of 19 December 2011, as well asHuman Rights Council resolutions S/16-1, S/17-1, S/18-1, 19/1, and19/22,PP3.
its gravest concern at the crisis in Syria which hasresulted in a serious human rights crisis and a deplorable humanitariansituation, and
its profound regret at the death of manythousands of people in Syria,PP4.
the widespread, systematic, and gross violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms by the Syrian authorities, and
that those responsible for human rights violations shall be heldaccountable,PP5.
the Syrian government’s commitment on 25 March 2012 toimplement the six-point proposal of the Joint Special Envoy of the UnitedNations and the League of Arab States, and to implement urgently andvisibly its commitments, as it agreed to do in its communication to theEnvoy of 1 April, to (a) cease troop movements towards populationcentres, (b) cease all use of heavy weapons in such centres, and (c)begin pullback of military concentrations in and around populationcentres, and to implement these in their entirety by no later than 10April 2012,PP6.
the assessment by the Envoy that on 12 April 2012 theSyrian government had started partially to implement its commitmentsas outlined in (a), (b), and (c) above, as stated in the Syriangovernment’s letter of 11 April 2012, and
the Envoy’s call for animmediate, full, and indisputable implementation by the Syriangovernment of its commitments in their entirety, as set forth in itsPresidential Statement of 5 April 2012, so as to enable a sustainedcessation of armed violence in all its forms by all parties,PP7.
its strong commitment to the sovereignty,independence, unity and territorial integrity of Syria, and to thepurposes and principles of the United Nations Charter,1.
its full support for all elements of the Envoy’s six-pointproposal aimed at bringing an immediate end to all violence and humanrights violations, securing humanitarian access and facilitating a Syrian-