United Nations Security Council Resolution 1438

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UN Security Council
Resolution 1438
Bali memorial.jpg
Memorial to the Bali bombings
Date 14 October 2002
Meeting no. 4,624
Code S/RES/1438 (Document)
Subject Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts
Voting summary
15 voted for
None voted against
None abstained
Result Adopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

United Nations Security Council resolution 1438, adopted unanimously on 14 October 2002, after reaffirming the principles of the United Nations Charter and Resolution 1373 (2001), the Council condemned the bombings in Bali, Indonesia.[1]

The Security Council reaffirmed the need to combat threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts.[2] It condemned the attacks in Bali which resulted in injuries and the loss of many lives, as well as terrorist acts carried out in other countries. The Council expressed sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims and the Indonesian government and people.[3]

The resolution all states to co-operate with and provide assistance to the Indonesian authorities to bring the perpetrators to justice in accordance with their obligations under Resolution 1373. Finally, the Council concluded by expressing its determination to combat all forms of terrorism.[4]

See also


  1. ^ "Security Council condemns bomb attacks in Bali, Indonesia; regards acts as threat to international peace". United Nations. 14 October 2002.
  2. ^ Nesi, Giuseppe (2006). International cooperation in counter-terrorism: the United Nations and regional organizations in the fight against terrorism. Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. p. 96. ISBN 978-0-7546-4755-3.
  3. ^ "Security Council condemns Bali attack as threat to international peace". United Nations News Centre. 14 October 2002.
  4. ^ Associated Press (15 October 2002). "UN Security Council condemns Bali bombings". The Malaysia Star.

External links

  • Text of the Resolution at undocs.org
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