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United Nations Security Council Resolution 476

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UN Security Council
Resolution 476
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Middle East
Date 30 June 1980
Meeting no. 2,242
Code S/RES/476 (Document)
Subject Territories occupied by Israel
Voting summary
14 voted for
None voted against
1 abstained
Result Adopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

United Nations Security Council resolution 476, adopted on 30 June 1980, declared that "all legislative and administrative measures and actions taken by Israel, the occupying Power, which purport to alter the character and status of the Holy City of Jerusalem have no legal validity and constitute a flagrant violation of the Fourth Geneva Convention".[1]

The resolution was adopted by 14 votes to none, with the United States abstaining.

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