TitleQuestion of Western Sahara : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Requests the 2 parties to the conflict, Morocco and the Frente Popular para la Liberacion de Saguia el-Hamra y de Rio de Oro, to undertake direct negotiations, in the shortest possible time, with a view to bringing about a cease-fire to create the necessary conditions for a peaceful and fair referendum for self-determination of the people of Western Sahara, a referendum without any administrative or military constraints, under the auspices of the OAU and the UN; invites the current Chairman of the OAU and the Secretary-General of the UN to exert every effort to persuade the 2 parties to the conflict to negotiate, in the shortest possible time, the terms of a cease-fire and the modalities for organizing the said referendum.
Adopted at the 99th plenary meeting, 2 Dec. 1985. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 40th session, 17 September-18 December 1985, 28 April-9 May and 20 June 1986. - A/40/53. - 1986. - p. 268-269. - (GAOR, 40th sess., Suppl. no. 53).