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Condemning the use of heavy weapons by both [armed forces] and [armed groups] in [affected area], including the use of tanks by [armed forces] and opposition during clashes,

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Noting with deep concern the serious humanitarian threat, posed to civilians by landmines, explosive remnants of war and improvised explosive devices in affected countries, which has serious and lasting social and economic consequences for the populations of such countries and their agricultural activities, as well as of personnel participating in law enforcement, humanitarian, peacekeeping, rehabilitation and clearance programmes and operations,

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Expressing concern with the serious threat that anti-personnel mines, explosive remnants of war and improvised explosive devices (IED) pose to the civilian population, and noting the need to enhance coordination and information-sharing, both between Member States and with the private sector,

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Noting with regret that [countries involved in international dispute] are withholding access to the remaining minefields in [affected area], and that demining in [affected country] must continue, noting the continued danger posed by mines in [affected country], noting also proposals and discussions as well as positive initiatives on demining, and urging rapid agreement on facilitating the recommencement of demining operations and clearance of the remaining minefields,

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The Security Council condemns continuous violations of the cease-fire regime, especially the use of heavy weapons prohibited by [peace agreement], responsible for tragic deaths, including among civilians, and calls for ... the immediate withdrawal of heavy weapons in accordance with relevant provisions of [peace agreement].

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Gravely concerned at the insufficient implementation of [Security Council resolutions on situation in affected country] and recalling in this regard the legal obligations of all parties under international humanitarian law and international human rights law, as well as all the relevant decisions of the Security Council, including by ceasing all attacks against civilians and civilian objects, including those involving ... the indiscriminate use of weapons, including artillery, barrel bombs and air strikes, indiscriminate shelling by mortars, car bombs, suicide attacks and tunnel bombs,

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[pp. 5] Expressing deep concern at the serious and lasting threat to civilians posed by landmines, explosive remnants of war and improvised explosive devices long after the end of conflict, [pp. 8] Noting with grave concern that the indiscriminate use of improvised explosive devices, including by terrorists, remains a major threat to the civilian population, including refugees returning to their homes, the safety of peacekeeping personnel, and the effective implementation of mission mandates, [pp. 15] Expressing grave concern over cases where weapons, including landmines and improvised explosive devices, are being used in any manner that violates international humanitarian law,

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... recognizing the threat of hazardous explosive devices, ...

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Recalling its resolution 2117 (2013) and the report of the Secretary-General (S/2015/289), and expressing concern at the threat to peace and security in [affected region] arising from ... the continued threats to civilians posed by unexploded ordnance,

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[pp. 3] Condemning again in the strongest terms any use of any toxic chemicals as a weapon in [affected country] and expressing alarm that civilians continue to be killed and injured by toxic chemicals as weapons in [affected country], [pp. 4] Reaffirming that the use of chemical weapons constitutes a serious violation of international law and reiterating that those individuals, entities, groups or governments responsible for any use of chemical weapons must be held accountable,

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Strongly condemning all violations and abuses of human rights in [affected country], whoever perpetrates them, including those involving ... indiscriminate use of grenade attacks, especially against civilians,

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... stressing the need to refrain from the use of any weapons and devices prohibited by international law, ...

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Demands that all parties immediately cease ... any indiscriminate use of weapons, including through shelling and aerial bombardment, welcomes the commitment by [international working group formed to work towards a political solution to conflict in affected country] to press the parties in this regard, and further demands that all parties immediately comply with their obligations under international law, including international humanitarian law and international human rights law as applicable;

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... expressing concern at evidence, collected by [AU/UN Mission], of two air-delivered cluster bombs near [locality], taking note that [AU/UN Mission] disposed of them safely, and reiterating the Secretary-General’s call on the Government of [affected country] to immediately investigate the use of cluster munitions,

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Noting with serious concern reports made by the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in [area in affected country] in [month/year], of the indiscriminate use of cluster munitions and urging all parties to refrain from similar such use in the future, and further expressing serious concerns about increased level of unexploded ordnance

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... condemning the increased use by elements of the ... opposition [to the Government] and other groups of improvised explosive devices in the [UN Mission] area of operation,

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The Security Council expresses deepest worry at the presence in very high numbers of unexploded ordnance in [the region of the affected country], including cluster munitions. It deplores the death and injury of dozens of civilians, as well as of several de-miners, caused by those munitions since the cessation of hostilities. It supports in this context the Secretary-General’s request to [the party to the conflict] to provide to the United Nations detailed data on its use of cluster munitions in [the territory of the affected State].

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