United Nations Security Council Resolution 42

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UN Security Council
Resolution 42
Date March 5 1948
Meeting no. 263
Code S/691 (Document)
Subject The Palestine question
Voting summary
8 voted for
None voted against
3 abstained
Result Adopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

United Nations Security Council Resolution 42, adopted on March 5, 1948, called upon the permanent members of the Council to consult and inform it regarding the situation in Palestine and to make recommendations to the United Nations Palestine Commission. The Resolution also appealed to all governments and peoples, particularly those around Palestine to aid the situation in any way possible.

The resolution was adopted with eight votes to none and abstentions from Argentina, Syria and the United Kingdom.

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