United Nations Security Council Resolution 232
|UN Security Council
Map of Southern Rhodesia
|Date||December 16 1966|
|Subject||Question concerning the situation in Southern Rhodesia|
|11 voted for
None voted against
|Security Council composition|
United Nations Security Council Resolution 232, adopted on December 16, 1966, noted with concern that the efforts to break off international economic activity with Southern Rhodesia had failed to bring the rebellion to an end, the Council decided that all member states would prevent the importation of an asbestos, iron ore, chrome, pig-iron, sugar, tobacco, copper, or animal-products that had originated in Southern Rhodesia. Additionally, the activities of any of their nationals designed to promote the export of these commodities or the importation of arms, ammunition of all types, military aircraft, military vehicles and equipments and materials for the manufacture and maintenance of arms and ammunition along with a total embargo of oil and oil products, though exception was made for contracts granted before this resolution.
The Council also reaffirmed the inalienable rights of the people of Southern Rhodesia to freedom and independence and recognized the legitimacy of their struggle.
- List of United Nations Security Council Resolutions 201 to 300 (1965 – 1971)
- Unilateral Declaration of Independence (Rhodesia)
- United Nations Security Council Resolution 221
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