The Council of the Socialist International meeting in Geneva on 23-24 November 1998:
expresses its concern at the latest events in the territory of East Timor and deplores the loss of human lives;
urges the Indonesian authorities to facilitate the access of human rights and humanitarian organisations to the territory;
calls on the Indonesian authorities to respect human rights and the right to self-determination;
reaffirms all its previous resolutions on the same matter.