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18 Dec 2015
Resolution 2254 (Syria) S/RES/2254

On 18 December 2015 the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2254, endorsing the efforts of the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) to facilitate a political solution to the conflict under supervision of the UN, including working towards a nationwide ceasefire and the holding of free and fair elections within 18 months. The resolution also recalled that "the primary responsibility to protect its population lies with the Syrian authorities."