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Resolution 758

Bosnia and Herzegovina (8 June)


Resolution 758 (1992)

of 8 June 1992

The Security Council.

Reaffirming its resolutions 713 (1991) of 25 September 1991, 721 (1991) of 27 November 1991, 724 (1991) of 15 December 1991, 727 (1992) of 8 January 1992, 740 (1992) of 7 February 1992, 743 (1992) of 21 February 1992, 749 (1992) of 7 April 1992, 752 (1992) of 15 May 1992 and 757 (1992) of 30 May 1992,

Noting that the Secretary-General has secured the evacuation of the Marshal Tito barracks in Sarajevo.

Noting also the agreement of all the parties in Bosnia and Herzegovina to the reopening of Sarajevo airport for humanitarian purposes, under the exclusive authority of the United Nations, and with the assistance of the United Nations Protection Force,

Noting further that the reopening of Sarajevo airport for humanitarian purposes would constitute a first step in establishing a security zone encompassing Sarajevo and its airport.

Deploring the continuation of the fighting in Bosnia and Herzegovina which is rendering impossible the distribution of humanitarian assistance in Sarajevo and its environs.

Stressing the imperative need to find an urgent negotiated political solution for the situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

1. Approves the report ofthe Secretary-General of 6 June 1992 submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 757 (1992); 59

2. Decides to enlarge the mandate and strength of the United Nations Protection Force, established under resolution 743 (1992), in accordance with the report of the Secretary-General;
3. Authorizes the Secretary-General to deploy, when he judges it appropriate, the military observers and related personnel and equipment required for the activities referred to in paragraph 5 of his report;

4. Requests the Secretary-General to seek Security Council authorization for the deployment of the additional elements of the Force, after he has reported to the Council that all the conditions necessary for them to carry out the mandate approved by the Council, including an effective and durable cease-fire, have been fulfilled;

5. Strongly condemns all those parties and others concerned that are responsible for violations of the cease-fire reaffirmed in paragraph 1 of the agreement of 5 June 1992 60 annexed to the report of the Secretary-General;

6. Calls upon all parties and others concerned to comply fully with the above-mentioned agreement and in particular to respect strictly the cease-fire reaffirmed in paragraph 1 thereof;

7. Demands that all parties and others concerned cooperate fully with the Force and international humanitarian agencies and take all necessary steps to ensure the safety of their personnel;

8. Demands also that all parties and others concerned create immediately the necessary conditions for unimpeded delivery of humanitarian supplies to Sarajevo and other destinations in Bosnia and Herzegovina, including the establishment of a security zone encompassing Sarajevo and its airport and respecting the agreements signed at Geneva on 22 May 1992;

9. Requests the Secretary-General to continue to use his good offices in order to achieve the objectives contained in paragraph 8 above, and invites him to keep under continuous review any further measures that may become necessary to ensure unimpeded delivery of humanitarian supplies;

10. Also requests the Secretary-General to report to the Security Council on his efforts no later than seven days after the adoption of the present resolution;

11. Decides to remain actively seized of the matter.

Adopted unanimously at the 3083rd meeting

Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina (8 June)
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