TitleResolution 1216 (1998) / adopted by the Security Council at its 3958th meeting, on 21 December 1998
Security Council resolution 1216 (1998) [on the process of peace and reconciliation in Guinea-Bissau] [The process of peace and reconciliation in Guinea-Bissau]
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Calls upon the Government of Guinea-Bissau and the Self-Proclaimed Military Junta to implement fully all the provisions of the agreements, including with regard to unity, the holding of general and presidential elections no later than the end of Mar. 1999, and the immediate opening of the airport and seaport in Bissau, and, in cooperation with all concerned, the withdrawal of all foreign troops in Guinea-Bissau and the simultaneous deployment of the interposition force of the Military Observer Group of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOMOG); approves the implementation by the ECOMOG interposition force of its mandate in a neutral and impartial way and in conformity with UN peacekeeping standards; requests ECOMOG to provide periodic reports at least every month through the Secretary-General, the 1st report to be made one month after deployment of its troops; requests also the Secretary-General to make recommendations to the Council on a possible role of UN in the process of peace and reconciliation in Guinea-Bissau, including the early establishment of arrangements for liaison between UN and ECOMOG; requests the Secretary-General to take the necessary steps to establish a Trust Fund for Guinea-Bissau which would assist in supporting the ECOMOG interposition force in providing logistical support to them and encourages Member States to contribute to the Fund; requests further the Secretary-General to keep the Security Council regularly informed of the situation in Guinea-Bissau and to submit a report to it by 17 Mar. 1999 on the implementation of the Abuja Agreement including the implementation by the ECOMOG interposition force of its mandate; decides to review the situation, including the implementation of the present resolution, before the end of Mar. 1999, on the basis of the report of the Secretary-General referred to above.