United Nations Security Council Resolution 259

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UN Security Council
Resolution 259
Date September 27 1968
Meeting no. 1454
Code S/RES/259 (Document)
Subject The situation in the Middle East
Voting summary
12 voted for
None voted against
3 abstained
Result Adopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

United Nations Security Council Resolution 259, adopted on September 27, 1968, concerned with the welfare of the inhabitants of the Arab territories then occupied by Israel after the Six-Day War, the Council requested the Secretary-General send a Special Representative to report on the implementation of resolution 237. The Council requested that Israel receive and co-operate with the Special Representative and that the Secretary-General should be afforded all co-operation in order to implement the present resolution.

The resolution was passed with 12 votes to none; Canada, Denmark and the United States abstained.

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