United Nations Security Council Resolution 316

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UN Security Council
Resolution 316
Date 26 June 1972
Meeting no. 1,650
Code S/RES/316 (Document)
Subject The situation in the Middle East
Voting summary
13 voted for
None voted against
2 abstained
Result Adopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

United Nations Security Council Resolution 316, adopted on June 26, 1972, after reaffirming previous resolutions on the topic, the Council condemned Israel's "deploring acts of violence" and called upon Israel to abide by the previous resolutions and desist from further violating the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Lebanon. The resolution went on to express the desire that all Lebanese and Syrian military personnel abducted by Israel be released in the shortest time possible and declared that if the above-mentioned steps were not taken the Council would reconvene to consider further action.

The resolution was passed with 13 votes; Panama and the United States abstained from voting.

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