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29 Jun 2015
Resolution 2227 (Mali) S/RES/2227

On 29 June 2015 the UN Security Council passed Resolution 2227 on the situation in Mali. Resolution 2227 reiterates that the Malian authorities have the primary responsibility for protecting civilians in Mali. Resolution 2227 also extends the mandate of the UN Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) until 30 June 2016 within the authorized troop ceiling of 11,240 military personnel, including at least 40 military observers to monitor and supervise the ceasefire, as well as reserve battalions capable of deploying rapidly within the country, and 1,440 police personnel. Additionally the resolution reaffirmed the protection of civilians is at the core of the Mission's mandate.