United Nations Security Council resolution 919, adopted unanimously on 25 May 1994, after recalling all resolutions
on South Africa, in particular resolutions 282
(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.
Measures imposed in other resolutions would also be ended. The Committee of the Security Council established in Resolution 421 was also dissolved.
, 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".
* Academic boycott of South Africa
* Disinvestment from South Africa
* Foreign relations of apartheid South Africa
* List of United Nations Security Council Resolutions 901 to 1000
* Negotiations to end apartheid in South Africa
* South Africa under apartheid
* Sporting boycott of South Africa
* Text of the Resolution at undocs.org
United Nations Security Council Resolution 919
Category:United Nations Security Council sanctions regimes
Category:May 1994 events