UNSCR 2017

I’m planning a series of posts about Libya, on top of “this one”:http://www.totalwonkerr.net/2114/libya-and-cw I did a little while back.

This first short offering is about “Security Council Resolution 2017,”:http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs//2011/sc10429.doc.htm adopted last week. Its focus is obviously on MANPADS, but there are some provisions related to WMD:

bq.. 1. Calls upon the Libyan authorities to take all necessary steps to prevent the *proliferation of all arms and related materiel of all types,* in particular man-portable surface-to-air missiles, to ensure their proper custody, *as well as to meet Libya’s arms control, disarmament and non-proliferation obligations under international law, through the full implementation of their plans in this regard;*

“2. Further calls upon the Libyan authorities to continue their *close coordination with the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, with the aim of destroying their stockpiles of chemical weapons, in accordance with their international obligations;*

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