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UN "Security Council
"Resolution 919
""Nelson Mandela.jpg
South African President "Nelson Mandela
Date 25 May 1994
Meeting no. 3,379
Code S/RES/919 (Document)
Subject South Africa
Voting summary
15 voted for
None voted against
None abstained
Result Adopted
"Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

United Nations Security Council resolution 919, adopted unanimously on 25 May 1994, after recalling all "resolutions on South Africa, in particular resolutions "282 (1970), "418 (1977), "421 (1977), "558 (1984) and "591 (1986), the Council welcomed the "recent general elections and new "government and decided, under "Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter, to terminate the "arms embargo and all other restrictions against South Africa.["clarification needed][1]

Measures imposed in other resolutions would also be ended. The Committee of the Security Council established in Resolution 421 was also dissolved.

"Thabo Mbeki, "Deputy President of South Africa, welcomed the lifting of restrictions, stating that they were "acceptance by the world body that we (South Africa) have become a democratic country".[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Hilaire, Max (2005). United Nations law and the Security Council. Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. p. 13. "ISBN "978-0-7546-4489-7. 
  2. ^ "Curbs on South Africa End". The New York Times. 26 May 1994. 

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