Resolution 835 (1993)

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 and other relevant resolutions,

Expressing its appreciation to the United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC) and especially to the Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Yasushi Akashi, for their courage, dedication and perseverance in providing the necessary support for the electoral process despite hardships and difficulties,

Paying tribute to the leadership and continuing role of His Royal Highness Prince Norodom Sihanouk, President of the Supreme National Council,

Noting with satisfaction the overwhelming number of Cambodians who demonstrated their patriotism and sense of responsibility in exercising their right to vote,

Endorsing the declaration of the Secretary-General's Special Representative to the Supreme National Council of 29 May 1993 that the conduct of the election had been free and fair (S/25879),

1. Salutes the members of UNTAC particularly those who gave their lives in order to make possible this extraordinary demonstration by the Cambodian people;

2. Invites the Secretary-General to make his report on the election available as soon as possible;

3. Expresses its intention, following certification of the election, to support fully the duly-elected constituent assembly in its work of drawing up a constitution, according to the principles laid down in Annex 5 to the Agreement on a Comprehensive Political Settlement of the Cambodia conflict, and establishing a new government for all Cambodia;

4. Calls upon all parties to stand by their obligation to respect fully the results of the elections and urges them to do all in their power to bring about the peaceful establishment of a democratic government in accordance with the terms of the new constitution;

5. Urges the international community to contribute actively to the reconstruction and rehabilitation of Cambodia;

6. Decides to remain actively seized of the matter.

Adopted by the Security Council at its 3227th meeting, on 2 June 1993


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