CM/Res. 796 (XXXV)
RESOLUTION ON THE ADMISSION OF ZIMBABWE TO THE THIRD UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON THE LAW OF THE SEA
The Council of Ministers of the Organization of Africa Unity meeting in its Thirty- fifth Ordinary Session in Freetown, Sierra Leone, from 18 to 28 June, 1980,
Hailing the accession to independence and National Sovereignty of the Republic of Zimbabwe,
Recalling that the people of Zimbabwe participated in the preparation of the Draft Convention on the Law of the Sea in its capacity as Liberation Movement recognized by the Third United Nations Conference on Law of the Sea,
Recognizing the right of the Republic of Zimbabwe as a sovereign and independent state to participate fully in the work of the Conference:
REQUESTS the African Group at the Third Untied Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea to take necessary steps to seek the support of other Groups to ensure the admission of the Republic of Zimbabwe to the Conference;
REQUESTS the OAU Secretary-General to ensure an implementation of this decision.