United Nations Security Council Resolution 1838

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UN Security Council
Resolution 1838
UN Security Council Resolution 1838.djvu
UN Security Council Resolution 1838
Date 7 October 2008
Meeting no. 5,987
Code S/RES/1838 ([ Document])
Subject The situation in Somalia
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 1838 is a United Nations Security Council resolution that calls on nations with vessels in the Somali piracy region to apply military force as a means of repressing acts of piracy. Adopted unanimously on October 7, 2008, it recommends that states commit both naval and air forces to fight this crime. The text was drafted by French authorities.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UN Security Council backs force against pirates". maritimejournal.com. October 9, 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-20. 

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