United Nations Security Council Resolution 403
|UN Security Council
Location of Botswana
|Date||14 January 1977|
|Vote||For: 13 — Abs. 2 — Against: 0|
|Security Council composition|
United Nations Security Council Resolution 403, adopted on January 14, 1977, after hearing representations from the Minister of External Affairs of Botswana, the Council condemned attacks by the "illegal minority regime" in Southern Rhodesia. The resolution recalled previous resolutions on the topic, including the right to self-determination of the people of Southern Rhodesia.
The Council reaffirmed the legal responsibility of the Government of the United Kingdom over Southern Rhodesia, and demanded the latter cease all hostile acts. The resolution, noting the economic hardship caused by the attacks, requested all relevant agencies of the United Nations and other Member States to assist in various projects in Botswana.
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