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Resolution 840 (1993) Adopted by the Security Council at its 3237th meeting, on 15 June 1993

Publisher UN Security Council
Publication Date 15 June 1993
Citation / Document Symbol S/RES/840 (1993)
Reference 1993 Security Council Resolutions
Cite as UN Security Council, Resolution 840 (1993) Adopted by the Security Council at its 3237th meeting, on 15 June 1993, 15 June 1993, S/RES/840 (1993), available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3b00f15a28.html [accessed 22 September 2014]

The Security Council,

Reaffirming its resolutions 668 (1990) of 20 September 1990, 745 (1992) of 28 February 1992, 810 (1993) of 8 March 1993, 826 (1993) of 20 May 1993, 835 (1993) of 2 June 1993 and other relevant resolutions,

Taking note of the report of the Secretary-General dated 10 June 1993 (S/25913), and in particular the statement contained therein concerning the election that took place in Cambodia from 23 to 28 May 1993,

Paying tribute to the leadership and continuing role of His Royal Highness Prince Norodom Sihanouk, President of the Supreme National Council, in bringing about national reconciliation and restoring peace in Cambodia,

Expressing its appreciation to the United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC) and especially to the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the smoothness of the electoral process,

Reaffirming the national unity, territorial integrity and inviolability and independence of Cambodia,

Welcoming the fact that on 14 June 1993 the newly elected constituent assembly held its first meeting,

1.       Approves the report of the Secretary-General (S/25913);

2.       Endorses the results of the election which has been certified free and fair by the United Nations;

3.       Calls upon all parties to stand by their obligation to respect fully the results of the election and to cooperate in securing a peaceful transition and welcomes, in this context, the efforts of His Royal Highness Prince Norodom Sihanouk to achieve national reconciliation and his leadership and continuing role in maintaining stability and in promoting cooperation among Cambodians by appropriate means;

4.       Fully supports the newly elected constituent assembly which has begun its work of drawing up and approving a constitution according to the principles laid down in annex 5 to the Agreement on a Comprehensive Political Settlement of the Cambodia conflict, contained in the Paris Agreements, and will subsequently transform itself into a legislative assembly, which will establish a new government for all Cambodia;

5.       Emphasizes the necessity to complete this work and to establish a new government, for all Cambodia as soon as possible and within the time allotted by the Paris Agreements;

6.       Requests UNTAC to continue to play its role in conjunction with the Supreme National Council during the transitional period in accordance with the Paris Agreements;

7.       Requests also the Secretary-General to report to the Security Council by the middle of July, including on his recommendations on the possible role the United Nations and its agencies might play after the end of the mandate of UNTAC according to the Paris Agreements;

8.       Urges all States and relevant international organizations to contribute actively to the reconstruction and rehabilitation of Cambodia;

9.       Decides to remain actively seized of the matter.

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