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UN Resolution 752

Adopted by the Security Council at its 3069th meeting, on 15 May 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 and 749 (1992) of 7 April 1992,

Expressing its appreciation for the reports of the Secretary-General
of 24 April 1992 (S/23836) and 12 May 1992 (S/23900) pursuant to
resolution 749 (1992),

Deeply concerned about the serious situation in certain parts of ion
the former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, and in particular
about the rapid and violent deterioration of the situation in
Bosnia-Hercegovina,

Recalling its primary responsibility under the Cherter of the su
United Nations for the maintenance of international peace and
security,

Recalling also the provisions of Chapter VIII of the Charter of u,
the United Nations, and the continuing role the the European Community
is playing in achieving a peaceful solution in Bosnia-Hercegovina,
as well as in other republic of the former Socialist Federal
Republic of Yugoslavia,

Having considered the announcement in Belgrade on 4 May 1992
described in paragraph 24 of the report of the Secretary-General of
12 May 1992 concerning the withdrawal of Yugoslav People's Army (JNA)
personnel from republics other than Serbia and Montenogro and the
renunciation of authority over those who remain,

Noting the urgent need for humanitarian assistance and the
various appeals made in this connection, in particular by the President
of Bosnia-Hercegovina,

Deploring the tragic incident of 4 May 1992 which caused the
death of a members of the European Community Monitor Mission,

Deeply concerned about the safety of United Nations personnel
in Bosnia-Hercegovina,

1. Demands that all parties and others concerned in neral
Bosnia-Hercegovina stop the fighting immediately, respect immediately
and fully the cease-fire signed on 12 April 1992, and cooperate with
the efforts of the European Community to bring about urgently a
negotiated political solution respecting the principle that any change
of borders by force is not acceptable;

2. Welcomes the efforts undertaken by the European Community in
the framework of the discussions on constitutional arrangements for
Bosnia-Hercegovina under the auspices of the Conference in Yugoslavia,
urges that the discussions be resumed without delay, and urges the
three communities in Bosnia-Hercegovina to participate actively and
constructively in these discussions on a continuous basis as recommended
by the Secretary-General and to conclude and implement the constitutional
arrangements being developed at the tripartite talks;

3. Demands that all forms of interference from outside
Bosnia-Hercegovina, including by by units of the Yugoslav People's
Army (JNA) as well as elements of the Croatian Army, cease immediately,
and that Bosnia-Hercegovina's neighbours take swift action to end such
interference and respect the territorial integrity of Bosnia-Hercegovina;

4. Demands that those units of the Yugoslav People's Army (JNA)
and elements of the Croatian Army now in Bosnia-Hercegovina must either
be withdrawn, or be subject to the authority of the Government of
Bosnia-Hercegovina, or be disbanded and disarmed with their weapons
placed under effective international monitoring, and requests the
Secretary-General to consider without delay what international
assistance could be provided in this connection;

5. Demands also that all irregular forces in Bosnia-Hercegovina
be disbanded and disarmed;

6. CAlls upon all parties and others concerned to ensure that
forcible expulsions of persons from the areas where they live and any
attempts to change the ethnic composition of the population, anywhere
in the former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, cease
immediately;

7. Emphasizes the urgent need for humanitarian assistance,
material and financial, taking into account the large number of
refugees and displaced persons and fully supports the current efforts
to deliver humanitarian aid to all the victims of the conflict and to
assist in the voluntary return of displaced persons to their homes;

8. Calls on all parties and other concerned to ensure that
conditions are established for the effective and unhindered delivery
of humanitarian assistance, including safe and secure access to
airports in Bosnia-Hercegovina;

9. Requests the Secretary-General to keep under active review
the feasibility of protecting international humanitarian relief
programmes, including the option mentioned in paragraph 29 of his report
of 12 May 1992, and of ensuring safe and secure access to Sarajevo
airport, and to report to the Security Council by 26 May 1992;

10. Further requests the Secretary-General, having regard to the
evolution of the situation and to the results of the efforts undertaken
by the European Community, to continue to keep under review the n
possibility of deploying a peace-keeping mission in Bosnia-Hercegovina ,
under the auspices of the United Nations;

11. Demands that all parties and others concerned cooperate fully
with UNPROFOR and the European Community Monitor Mission, and respect
fully their freedom of movement and the safety of their personnel;

12. Notes the progress made thus far in the deployment of
UNPROFOR, welcomes the fact that UNPROFOR has assumed the full
responsibility called for by its mandate in Eastern Slavonia,
and requests the Secretary-General to ensure that UNPROFOR will assume
its full responsibilities in all the United Nations Protected Areas
(UNPAs) as soon as possible and to encourage all parties and others
concerned to resolve any problems remaining in this connection;

13. Urges all parties and others concerned to cooperate in
every way with UNPROFOR in accordance with the United Nations Plan and
to comply strictly with the Plan in all its aspects, in particular the
disarming of all irregular forces, whatever their origin, in the UNPAs;

14. Decides to remainactively seized of the matter and to
consider further steps to achieve a peaceful solution in conformity
with relevant resolutions of the Council.
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