United Nations Security Council Resolution 285

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UN Security Council
Resolution 285
DateSeptember 5 1970
Meeting no.1,551
CodeS/RES/285 (Document)
SubjectThe situation in the Middle East
Voting summary
14 voted for
None voted against
1 abstained
ResultAdopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

United Nations Security Council Resolution 285, adopted on September 5, 1970, at 14 words is the second shortest UNSC resolution ever adopted (after 279); it reads simply "Demands the complete and immediate withdrawal of all Israeli armed forces from Lebanese territory."

The resolution was adopted by 14 votes to none, while the United States abstained.

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