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Document of the SC of the UNO, Oct 27, 1992


Following consultations with the members of the Security Council/ the President of the Council made the following statement, on behalf of the Council, at its 3127th meeting, held on 27 October 1992, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation relating to Nagorno-Karabakh":
The Security Council is deeply concerned by the grave situation which continues to prevail in Nagorno-Karabakh and surrounding districts/ and also by the resulting loss of human life and destruction of property despite the cease-fire agreement concluded at Sochi on 21 September 1992.
The Security Council reaffirms the terms of its statement of 26 August 1992 (S/24493) on the situation concerning Nagorno-Karabakh, and in particular its support for the efforts of the Minsk Conference on the Nagorno-Karabakh question within the framework of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE). It strongly urges all the parties and others concerned to implement the cease-fire forthwith and to lift all blockades. It requests that the Minsk Conference be convened immediately and that political negotiations be undertaken in accordance with the President's rules of procedure. It urges all the parties and others concerned to cooperate closely with the CSCE and to participate positively in the Conference in order to reach an overall settlement of their disputes as soon as possible.
The Security Council welcomes the intention of the Secretary-General to send a representative to the region to evaluate the contribution which the United Nations might make in supporting the efforts of the CSCE and in providing humanitarian assistance.

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