Resolution 779 - omhandlende de-militariserede zoner

Resolution 779

Adopted by the Security Council at its 3118th meeting,on 6 October 1992

The Security Council,

Reaffirming its resolution 743 (1992) of 21 February 1992 and all subsequent resolutions relating to the activities of the United Nations Protection Force in Croatia.

Having examined the report of the Secretary-General of 28 September 1992 j/ submitted pursuant to resolution 743 (1992) and 762 (1992).

Concerned about the difficulties encountered by the United Nations Protection Force in the implementation of resolution 762 (1992) due to cease—fire violations and in particular to the creation of paramilitary forces in the United Nations protected areas in violation of the United Nations peace-keeping plan.

Expressing grave alarm at continuing reports of “ethnic cleansing” iii the UNPAs and of forcible expulsion of civilians and deprivation of their rights of residence and property.

Welcoming the Joint Declaration signed in Geneva on 30 September 1992 by the Presidents of the Republic of Croatia and the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro).

Welcoming in particular the agreement, reaffirmed in the Joint Declaration, concerning the demilitarization of the Prevlaka peninsula.

Recalling the provisions of Chapter VIII of the Charter of the United Nations.

  1. Approves the report of the Secretary—General including the steps taken to ensure the control of the Peruca dam by the United Nations Protection Force;
  2. Authorizes the United Nations Protection Force to assume responsibility for monitoring the arrangements agreed for the complete withdrawal of the Yugoslav Army from Croatia, the demilitarization of the Previaka peninsula and the removal of heavy weapons from neighbouring areas of Croatia and Montenegro, in cooperation, as appropriate, with the European Community Monitoring Mission, books forward to the report of the Secretary-General on how this is implemented, and calls on all parties and others concerned to 000perate fully with UNPROFOR in its performance of this new task;
  3. Calls on all parties and others concerned to improve their cooperation with the United Nations Protection Force in the performance of the tasks it is already undertaking in the UNPAs and in the areas adjacent to the United Nations protected areas;
  4. Urges all parties and others concerned in Croatia to comply with their obligations under the United Nations peace-keeping plan, especially with regard to the withdrawal and the disarming of all forces, including paramilitary forces;
  5. Endorses the principles agreed by the Presidents of the Republic of Croatia and the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro) on 30 September 1992 that all statements or commitments made under duress, particularly those relating to land and property, are wholly null and void and that all displaced persons have the right to return iii peace to their former homes;
  6. Strongly supports the current efforts of the co-chairmen of the International Conference on Former Yugoslavia to ensure the restoration of power and water supplies before the coming winter, as mentioned in paragraph 38 of the report of the Secretary—General, and calls on all the parties and others concerned to cooperate in this regard;
  7. Decides to remain actively seized of the matter until a peaceful solution is achieved.