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UN
Security
Council
3163rd Meeting
Resolution
S/RES/802
January 25, 1993

Resolution 802 (1993)


The Security Council,

  • Reaffirming its resolutions 713 (1991) of 25 September 1991 and all subsequent relevant resolutions,

  • Reaffirming in particular its commitment to the United Nations peace-keeping plan (S/23280, annex III),

  • Deeply concerned by the information provided by the Secretary-General to the Security Council on 25 January 1993 on the rapid and violent deterioration of the situaiton in Croatia as a result of military attacks by Croatian armed forces on the areas under the protection of the United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR),

  • Strongly condemning those attacks which have led to casualties and loss of life in UNPROFOR, as well as among the civilian population,

  • Deeply concerned also by the lack of cooperation in recent months by the Serb local authorities in the areas under the protection of UNPROFOR control, and by threats to widen the conflict,

  1. Demands the immediate cessation of hostile activities by Croatian armed forces within or adjacent to the United Nations Protected Areas and the withdrawal of the Croatian armed forces from these areas;

  2. Strongly condemns the attacks by these forces against UNPROFOR in the conduct of its duty of protecting civilians in the United Nations Protected Areas and demands their immediate cessation;

  3. Demands also that the heavy weapons seized from the UNPROFOR-controlled storage areas be returned immediately to UNPROFOR;

  4. Demands that all parties and others concerned comply strictly with the cease-fire arrangements already agreed and cooperate fully and unconditionally in the implementation of the United Nations peace-keeping plan (S/23280, annex III), including the disbanding and demobilization of Serb Territorial Defence units or other units of similar functions;

  5. Expresses its condolences to the families of the UNPROFOR personnel who have lost their lives;

  6. Demands that all parties and others concerned respect fully the safety of United Nations personnel;

  7. Invites the Secretary-General to take all necessary steps to ensure the safety of the UNPROFOR personnel concerned;

  8. Calls upon all parties and others concerned to cooperate with UNPROFOR in resolving all remaining issues connected with the implementation of the peace-keeping plan, including allowing civilian traffic freely to use the Maslenica crossing;

  9. Calls again upon all parties and others concerned to cooperate fully with the International Conference on the Former Yugoslavia and to refrain from any actions or threats which might undermine the current efforts aimed at reaching a political settlement;

  10. Decides to remain actively seized of the matter.


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