United Nations Security Council Resolution 454
|UN Security Council
South African border operations
|Date||2 November 1979|
|12 voted for
None voted against
|Security Council composition|
United Nations Security Council resolution 454, adopted on 2 November 1979, after hearing representations from the People's Republic of Angola, the Council recalled resolutions 387 (1976) and 447 (1979), noting its concern and condemned the continuing attacks on the country by South Africa through occupied South West Africa.
The Council demanded South Africa cease the attacks and respect Angola's sovereignty and territorial integrity. It also called upon South Africa to cease using the territory of South West Africa to launch attacks against Angola and other African states. The resolution requested that Member States offer immediate assistance to Angola in order to strengthen its defence capabilities.
The resolution was approved by 12 votes to none; France, the United Kingdom and United States abstained.
- List of United Nations Security Council Resolutions 401 to 500 (1976–1982)
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