United Nations Security Council Resolution 2268

UN Security Council
Resolution 2268
Date 26 February 2016
Meeting no. 7634
Code S/RES/2268 (Document)
Subject Cessation of hostilities pact in Syria
Voting summary
15[1] voted for
None voted against
None abstained
None absent
Result Adopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

The United Nations Security Council Resolution 2268 was unanimously adopted on 26 February 2016. It is calling for a cessation of hostilities and a grant for access to humanitarian workers in Syria.[2]

The resolution

The resolution endorsed the Joint Statement of the United States and the Russia of 22 February 2016 on "cessation of hostilities" and demanded that all parties to whom the cessation of hostilities applied fulfil their commitments thereunder, as well as "the full and immediate implementation of resolution 2254 (2015) to facilitate a Syrian-led and Syrian-owned political transition, in accordance with the Geneva communiqué as set forth in the ISSG Statements".[1][3]


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