UN Waits For Cairo Cease-Fire Details Before Going Forward With Resolution

With eyes turned east toward Cairo on Tuesday afternoon, the UN Security Council is awaiting terms of the truce before moving forward on an impending draft resolution. After the Security Council’s closed-session consultations Tuesday morning, as news was coming in about the cease-fire agreement in Cairo, UK Deputy Permanent Representative Peter Wilson spoke in vague terms about what the council would like to see going forward. “There is a Jordanian draft that has already been put into blue,” Wilson said. Jordan’s draft resolution was last revised August 4, and has been on the table since then. For weeks, it appeared little movement was being made on the draft resolution.

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