United Nations Security Council Resolution 647

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United Nations Security Council Resolution 647
by the United Nations


Adopted unanimously by the Security Council at its 2904th meeting, on 11 January 1990

The Security Council,

Recalling the letters dated 14 and 22 April 1988 ([1]) from the Secretary-General to the President of the Security Council concerning the Agreements on the Settlement of the Situation Relating to Afghanistan, signed at Geneva on 14 April 1988, ([2])

Recalling also the note by the Secretary-General of 15 February 1989 ([3]) and his report of 20 October 1989, ([4])

Recalling further its resolution 622 (1988) of 31 October 1988,

Taking note of the letter dated 9 January 1990 from the Secretary-General to the President of the Security Council, ([5])

1. Confirms its agreement to the measures envisaged in the Secretary-General's letter of 9 January 1990 ([5]) concerning the arrangements for the temporary deployment in Afghanistan and Pakistan of military observers from existing United Nations operations to assist in the mission of good offices for a further period of two months,

2. Requests the Secretary-General to keep the Security Council informed of further developments in accordance with the Agreements on the Settlement of the Situation Relating to Afghanistan, signed at Geneva on 14 April 1988. ([2])


[1] Ibid., documents S/19834 and S/19835.
[2] Official Records of the Security Council, Forty-third Year, Supplement for April, May and June 1988, document S/19835, annex 1.
[3] Ibid., Supplement for January, February and March 1989, document S/20465.
[4] Official Records of the Security Council, Forty-fourth Year, Supplement for October, November and December 1989, document S/20911.
[5] S/21071.

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