United Nations Security Council Resolution 256
|UN Security Council|
|Date||16 August 1968|
|Subject||The situation in the Middle East|
|Security Council composition|
United Nations Security Council Resolution 256, adopted unanimously on 16 August 1968, after two air attacks on Jordan were launched by Israel, the Council declared that grave violations of the cease-fire cannot be tolerated. The Council deplored the loss of life and heavy damage to property and condemned the further military attacks launched by Israel as flagrant violations of the Charter, warning that if such attacks were to be repeated, the Council would duly take account of the failure to comply with the present resolution.
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