United Nations Security Council Resolution 144

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UN Security Council
Resolution 144
Date July 19 1960
Meeting no. 876
Code S/4395 (Document)
Subject Complaint by Cuba (July 1960)
Voting summary
9 voted for
None voted against
2 abstained
Result Adopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

United Nations Security Council Resolution 144, adopted on July 19, 1960, acknowledging that the situation existing between Cuba and the United States was growing more tense but also that it was the subject of ongoing debate inside the Organization of American States, the Council decided to delay action on the matter until receiving a report from the OAS. The Council urged all other States to refrain from any action which might increase the existing tensions between the two nations.

Resolution 144 was adopted by nine votes to none, while the People's Republic of Poland and Soviet Union abstained.

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