Resolution 762

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 April 1992, 752 (1992) of 15 May 1992, 757 (1992) of 30 May 1992, 758 (1992) of 8 June 1992, 760 (1992) of 18 June 1992 and 761 (1992) of 29 June 1992.

Noting the further report of the Secretary-General of 26 June 199256 submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 752 (1992).

Recalling its primary responsibility under the Charter of the United Nations for the maintenance of international peace and security.

Welcoming the progress made as a result of the assumption of responsibilities by the United Nations Protection Force in Sectors East and West, and concerned about the difficulties encountered by the Force in Sectors North and South.

Commending again the efforts undertaken by the European Community and its member States, with the support of the States participating in the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe, through the convening of  a Conference on Yugoslavia, including the mechanisms set forth within it. To ensure a peaceful political settlement.

  1. Approves the further report of the Secretary-General of 26 June 199256 submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 752 (1992)
  2. Urges all parties and others concerned to honour their commitments to effect a complete cessation of hostilities and to implement the United Nations peace-keeping plan;
  3. Also urges, in accordance with paragraph 4 of resolution 727 (1992), the Government of Croatia to withdraw its army to the positions held before the offensive of2i June 1992 and to cease hostile military activities within or adjacent to the United Nations Protected Areas;
  4. Urges the remaining units of the Yugoslav People’s Army, the Serb territorial defence forces in Croatia and others conceded to comply strictly with their obligations under the United Nations peace-keeping plan, in particular with regard to the withdrawal and the disarming of all forces in accordance with the plan;
  5. Urges the Government of Croatia and others concerned to follow the course of action outlined in paragraph 16 of the report of the Secretary-General and appeals to all parties to assist the Force in its implementation;
  6. Recommends the establishment of the Joint Commission described in paragraph 16 of the report of the Secretary-General, which should consult, as may be necessary or appropriate, with the Belgrade authorities in performing its functions;
  7. Authorizes the strengthening of the Force by the addition of up to sixty military observers and one hundred and twenty civilian police to perform the functions envisaged in paragraph 16 of the report of the Secretary-General, with the agreement of the Government of Croatia and others conceded;
  8. Reaffirms the embargo applied in paragraph 6 of resolution 713 (1991), paragraph 5 of resolution 724 (1991) and paragraph 6 of resolution 727 (1992);
  9. Supports the views expressed in paragraph 18 of the report of the Secretary-General about the grave consequences which the collapse of the United Nations peace-keeping plan would have throughout the region;
  10. Encourages the Secretary-General to pursue his efforts to fulfil as soon as possible the terms of paragraph 12 of resolution 752 (1992);
  11. Calls again upon all parties concerned to cooperate fully with the Conference on Yugoslavia and its aim of reaching a political settlement consistent with the principles of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe and reaffirms that the United Nations peace-keeping plan and its implementation is in no way intended to prejudge the terms of a political settlement;
  12. Decides to remain actively seized of the matter until a peaceful solution is achieved.

Adopted unanimously at the 3088'th meeting