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Resolution 875

Haiti (16 Oct)


S/RES/875 (1993)
16 October 1993
RESOLUTION 875 (1993)
Adopted by the Security Council at its 3293rd meeting,
on 16 October 1993
The Security Council,
Reaffirming its resolutions 841 (1993) of 16 June 1993, 861 (1993) of
27 August 1993, 862 (1993) of 31 August 1993, 867 (1993) of 23 September 1993
and 873 (1993) of 13 October 1993,
Noting resolutions MRE/RES.1/91, MRE/RES.2/91, MRE/RES.3/92 and
MRE/RES.4/92 adopted by the Foreign Ministers of the Organization of American
States, and resolution CP/RES.594 (923/92) and declarations CP/Dec.8 (927/93),
CP/Dec.9 (931/93), CP/Dec.10 (934/93) and CP/Dec.15 (967/93), adopted by the
Permanent Council of the Organization of American States,
Deeply disturbed by the continued obstruction to the dispatch of the United
Nations Mission in Haiti (UNMIH), pursuant to resolution 867 (1993), and the
failure of the Armed Forces of Haiti to carry out their responsibilities to
allow the mission to begin its work,
Condemning the assassination of officials of the legitimate Government of
President Jean-Bertrand Aristide,
Taking note of the letter of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide to the
Secretary-General of 15 October 1993 (S/26587), in which he requested the
Council to call on Member States to take the necessary measures to strengthen
the provisions of Security Council resolution 873 (1993),
Mindful of the report of the Secretary-General of 13 October 1993 (S/26573)
informing the Council that the military authorities in Haiti, including the
police, have not complied in full with the Governors Island Agreement,
Reaffirming its determination that, in these unique and exceptional
circumstances, the failure of the military authorities in Haiti to fulfil their
obligations under the Agreement constitutes a threat to peace and security in
the region,
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Acting under Chapters VII and VIII of the Charter of the United Nations,
1. Calls upon Member States, acting nationally or through regional
agencies or arrangements, cooperating with the legitimate Government of Haiti,
to use such measures commensurate with the specific circumstances as may be
necessary under the authority of the Security Council to ensure strict
implementation of the provisions of resolutions 841 (1993) and 873 (1993)
relating to the supply of petroleum or petroleum products or arms and related
matériel of all types, and in particular to halt inward maritime shipping as
necessary in order to inspect and verify their cargoes and destinations;
2. Confirms that it is prepared to consider further necessary measures to
ensure full compliance with the provisions of relevant Security Council
3. Decides to remain actively seized of the matter.

Haiti (16 Oct)
Related with resolutions
841 861 862 867 873
Quoted in resolutions
905 917 933 940 944 948 964 975 993 1007 1048
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