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United Nations

S/2014/189
Provisional 13 March 2014 Original: English

Security Council

United States of America: draft resolution


The Security Council Recalling the o!ligation o" all States #nder $rticle 2 o" the United Nations %harter to re"rain in their international relations "ro& the threat or #se o" "orce against the territorial integrit' or (olitical inde(endence o" an' state and to settle their international dis(#tes !' (eace"#l &eans Recalling its (ri&ar' res(onsi!ilit' #nder the United Nations %harter "or the &aintenance o" international (eace and sec#rit' Reaffirming that no territorial ac)#isition res#lting "ro& the threat or #se o" "orce shall !e recogni*ed as legal Recalling the 19+, -elsin.i /inal $ct o" the %on"erence on Sec#rit' and %o0o(eration in E#ro(e and the 1994 1#da(est Me&orand#& Stressing the i&(ortance o" &aintaining an incl#sive (olitical dialog#e in U.raine that re"lects the diversit' o" its societ' and incl#des re(resentation "ro& all (arts o" U.raine Welcoming the contin#ed e""orts !' the Secretar'02eneral the Organi*ation "or Sec#rit' and %oo(eration in E#ro(e and other international and regional organi*ations to s#((ort de0escalation o" the sit#ation in U.raine Noting with concern the intention to hold a re"erend#& on the stat#s o" %ri&ea on 13 March 2014 14 Reaffirms its co&&it&ent to the sovereignt' inde(endence #nit' and territorial integrit' o" U.raine 5ithin its internationall' recogni*ed !orders6 24 Urges all (arties to (#rs#e i&&ediatel' the (eace"#l resol#tion o" this dis(#te thro#gh direct (olitical dialog#e to e7ercise restraint to re"rain "ro& #nilateral actions and in"la&&ator' rhetoric that &a' increase tensions and to engage "#ll' 5ith international &ediation e""orts6 34 Calls on U.raine to contin#e to res(ect and #(hold its o!ligations #nder international la5 and to (rotect the rights o" all (ersons in U.raine incl#ding the rights o" (ersons !elonging to &inorities and in this regard 5elco&es the state&ents !' the transitional govern&ent in U.raine a""ir&ing its co&&it&ents to #(hold the rights o" all U.rainians incl#ding those !elonging to &inorities and to an incl#sive national (olitical dialog#e6

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44 Notes that U.raine has not a#thori*ed the re"erend#& on the stat#s o" %ri&ea6 ,4 Declares that this re"erend#& can have no validit' and cannot "or& the !asis "or an' alteration o" the stat#s o" %ri&ea6 and calls #(on all States international organi*ations and s(eciali*ed agencies not to recogni*e an' alteration o" the stat#s o" %ri&ea on the !asis o" this re"erend#& and to re"rain "ro& an' action or dealing that &ight !e inter(reted as recogni*ing an' s#ch altered stat#s6 34 Decides to re&ain activel' sei*ed o" the &atter4

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