Resolution on the Western Sahara

CM/Res.1184 (XLIX)


The Council of Ministers of the Organization of African Unity, meeting in its Forty-ninth Ordinary Session in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 20 - 25 February, 1989,

Having considered the report of the Secretary-General on the recent developments in the situation in Western Sahara,

Having heard the statement of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, on recent developments in the situation of Western Sahara,

Bearing in mind the initiatives taken by the OAU Current Chairman and the UN Secretary-General towards the implementation of OAU Resolution AHG/104 and UN Resolution 40/50 and 43/33:

  1. HAILS the joint efforts deployed by the Current Chairman of the OAU, the Secretaries-General of the OAU and the UN to ensure the implementation of OAU Resolution AHG/104 and UN Resolutions 40/50 and 43/33;

  1. NOTES with satisfaction the meeting between His Majesty King Hassan II and the leaders of the Polisario Front, on 4 and 5 January 1989, in Marrakech;

  1. ENCOURAGES the two parties to pursue the dialogue thus begun in order to arrive at a just and peaceful solution of the Western Sahara issue.

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