United Nations Security Council Resolution 143
|UN Security Council|
|Date||July 14, 1960|
|Subject||The Congo Question|
|8 voted for|
None voted against
|Security Council composition|
United Nations Security Council Resolution 143 was adopted on July 14, 1960. After a report by the Secretary-General, acting under Article 99 of the Charter and a request for military assistance by the President and Prime Minister of the Republic of the Congo (Leopoldville) to protect its territory, the Council called upon Belgium to withdraw its troops from the territory and authorized the Secretary-General to take the necessary steps to provide the Government with such military assistance that the national security forces may be able to meet fully their tasks. The Council asked the Secretary General to report to the Security Council as appropriate.
- List of United Nations Security Council Resolutions 101 to 200 (1953 – 1965)
- Resolutions 145, 146, 157, 161 and 169
- The Congo Crisis
- United Nations Operation in the Congo
- Text of the Resolution at undocs.org
- "FIRST REPORT BY THE SECRETARY-GENERAL ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF SECURITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION S/4387 OF 14 JULY 1960". undocs.org. United Nations. 18 July 1960. S/4389. Note that S/4387 is the UN documents symbol for UNSCR 143.
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