United Nations Security Council Resolution 159

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UN Security Council
Resolution 159
Date September 28 1960
Meeting no. 907
Code S/4544 (Document)
Subject Admission of new Members to the UN: Mali
Voting summary
11 voted for
None voted against
None abstained
Result Adopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

United Nations Security Council Resolution 159, adopted unanimously on September 28, 1960, after examining the application of the Republic of Mali for membership in the United Nations the Council recommended to the General Assembly that the Republic of Mali be admitted.

Mali, along with the Republic of Senegal, had been admitted under the Mali Federation under Resolution 139, until the federation broke apart on August 20, 1960.

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