United Nations Security Council Resolution 517

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UN Security Council
Resolution 517
Lebanon PLO ammunition stadium 1982.jpg
Stadium used as ammunition storage for the PLO in Beirut (1982)
Date 4 August 1982
Meeting no. 2,389
Code S/RES/517 (Document)
Subject Israel-Lebanon
Voting summary
14 voted for
None voted against
1 abstained
Result Adopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

United Nations Security Council resolution 517, adopted on 4 August 1982, after recalling resolutions 508 (1982), 509 (1982), 512 (1982), 513 (1982), 515 (1982) and 516 (1982), the Council again demanded an immediate cessation of military activities between Israel and Lebanon, and the withdrawal of Israeli forces from Lebanese territory.

The resolution then took note of the Palestine Liberation Organization's (PLO) decision to move its forces from Beirut, and requested the Secretary-General to report back on the situation no later than 1000 hours (ET).

The resolution was adopted by 14 votes to none, with one abstention from the United States.

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