United Nations Security Council Resolution 317

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UN Security Council
Resolution 317
Date21 July 1972
Meeting no.1,653
CodeS/RES/317 (Document)
SubjectThe situation in the Middle East
Voting summary
14 voted for
None voted against
1 abstained
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

United Nations Security Council Resolution 317, adopted on July 21, 1972, following up on Resolution 316 the Council deplored the fact that despite its efforts Syrian and Lebanese military personnel abducted by Israeli armed forces from Lebanese territory on June 21 had not been released. The Council requested the President of the Security Council and the Secretary-General make renewed efforts to implement the resolution and called upon Israel to return the Syrian and Lebanese personnel without delay.

The resolution was passed with 14 votes; the United States abstained from voting.

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