United Nations Security Council Resolution 817

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UN Security Council
Resolution 817
Location Republic Of Macedonia.svg
Location of the Republic of Macedonia)

Date 7 April 1993
Meeting no. 3,196
Code S/RES/817 (Document)

Subject Admission of new Members to the UN: Macedonia
Vote
15 for
None against
No abstentions
Result Adopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

United Nations Security Council resolution 817, adopted unanimously on 7 April 1993, after examining the application of the Republic of Macedonia for membership in the United Nations, the Council recommended to the General Assembly that Macedonia be admitted.

However, the Council also noted the differences that had arisen over the name of the state and welcomed the Co-Chairmen of the Steering Committee of the International Conference on the Former Yugoslavia for their efforts to settle the dispute.[1] For this reason, the Council decided that the state should be admitted under the provisional name of the "former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia" until the dispute was resolved.

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  1. ^ Ziemele, Ineta (2002). Baltic yearbook of international law, Volume 1. Martinus Nijhoff Publishers. p. 178. ISBN 978-90-411-1736-6. 

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