United Nations Security Council Resolution 53

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UN Security Council
Resolution 53
Date July 7 1948
Meeting no. 331
Code S/875 (Document)
Subject The Palestine Question
Voting summary
8 voted for
None voted against
3 abstained
Result Adopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

United Nations Security Council Resolution 53, adopted on July 7, 1948, took into consideration a telegram from the United Nations Mediator dated 5 July 1948, the resolution addresses an urgent appeal to the interested parties to accept in principle the prolonging of the truce for such period as would be decided upon in consultation with the Mediator.

The resolution was approved with eight votes, while the Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union and Syria abstained.

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