TitleQuestion of Western Sahara : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Reaffirms that the solution of the question of Western Sahara lies in the implementation of resolution AHG/Res.104 (XIX) of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the OAU, in which ways and means were established for a just and definitive political solution to the Western Sahara conflict; requests the 2 parties to the conflict, the Kingdom of Morocco and the POLISARIO, 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; welcomes the agreement in principle given on 30 Aug. 1988 by the Kingdom of Morocco and the POLISARIO to the joint proposals of the current Chairman of the Assembly of Heads of States and Government of the OAU and the Secretary-General of the UN with a view to the holding of a referendum for self-determination of the people of Western Sahara, organized and supervised by the UN in co-operation with the OAU; further welcomes the unanimous adoption of Security Council resolution 621 (1988), by which the Council authorized the Secretary-General of the UN to appoint a special representative for Western Sahara.
Adopted at the 59th plenary meeting, 22 Nov. 1988. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 43rd session, Volume 1, 20 September-22 December 1988. - A/43/49. - 1989. - p. 236-237. - (GAOR, 43rd sess., Suppl. no. 49).