United Nations Security Council Resolution 218
|UN Security Council
|Date||November 12 1965|
|Subject||Question relating to Territories under Portuguese administration|
|7 voted for
None voted against
|Security Council composition|
United Nations Security Council Resolution 218, adopted on November 23, 1965, after recalling previous resolutions on the topic, and Portugal's failure to implement them, the Council again demanded that Portugal withdrawal its military presence from her colonies and enter negotiations with political parties there regarding independence.
The Council also affirmed that the situation resulting from the conflict to retain the colonies seriously disturbed international peace and security and requested that all states refrain from supplying Portugal with any arms or war materials that would enable her to continue to repress the people of the territories under its administration.
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