S/RES/2383 (2017) United Nations Security Council Distr.: General 7 November 2017 Resolution 2383 (2017) Adopted by the Security Council at its 8088th meeting, on 7 November 2017 The Security Council, Recalling its previous resolutions concerning the situation in Somalia, especially resolutions 1814 (2008), 1816 (2008), 1838 (2008), 1844 (2008), 1846 (2008), 1851 (2008), 1897 (2009), 1918 (2010), 1950 (2010), 1976 (2011), 2015 (2011), 2020 (2011), 2077 (2012) 2125 (2013), 2184 (2014), 2246 (2015), and 2316 (2016) as well as the Statement of its President (S/PRST/2010/16) of 25 August 2010 and (S/PRST/2012/24) of 19 November 2012, Welcoming the report of the Secretary-General (S/2017/859), as requested by resolution 2316 (2016), on the implementation of that resolution and on the situation with respect to piracy and armed robbery at sea off the coast of Somalia, Reaffirming its respect for the sovereignty, territorial integrity, political independence, and unity of Somalia, including Somalia’s sovereign rights in accordance with international law, with respect to offshore natural resources, including fisheries, Noting that the joint counter-piracy efforts of States, regions, organizations, the maritime industry, the private sector, think tanks, and civil society have resulted in a steady decline in pirate attacks as well as hijackings since 2011, and expressing concern about the recent piracy incidents that occurred during 2017 and by the ongoing threat that resurgent piracy and armed robbery at sea poses to the prompt, safe, and effective delivery of humanitarian aid to Somalia and the region, to the safety of seafarers and other persons, to international navigation and the safety of commercial maritime routes, and to other ships, including fishing vessels operating in conformity with international law, commending Chinese and Indian naval forces for thwarting an attack on the OS-35, Chinese operations soldiers for capturing three pirates, and Chinese and European Union Naval Forces (EU NAVFOR) for preventing an attack on MV Al Heera, and further commending countries that have deployed naval forces in the Gulf of Aden and the Somali Basin to dissuade piracy networks from carrying out acts of piracy, Supporting the outcome of the London Somalia Conference held on 11 May 2017, and the commitment of the Federal Government and Federal Member States of Somalia to developing their maritime security capabilities, 17-19731 (E) *1719731*

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