United Nations Security Council Resolution 19

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UN Security Council
Resolution 19
Date February 27 1947
Meeting no. 114
Code S/RES/19 (Document)
Subject The Corfu Channel incidents
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 19, adopted on February 27, 1947, created a sub-committee of three members to examine all the facts involved in the dispute between the United Kingdom and Albania over the Straits of Corfu and to make a report to the Council no later than March 10, 1947. Two British vessels were sunk by mines in the Straits on October 22, 1946.

The resolution passed with 8 votes, with three abstentions from the Poland, the Soviet Union and Syria.

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