United Nations Security Council Resolution 69

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UN Security Council
Resolution 69
Date March 4 1949
Meeting no. 414
Code S/1277 (Document)
Subject Admission of new Members to the UN: Israel
Voting summary
9 voted for
1 voted against
1 abstained
Result Adopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

United Nations Security Council Resolution 69, adopted on March 4, 1949, having received and considered Israel’s application for membership in the United Nations, the Council decided that in its judgment Israel was a peace-loving state and recommended to the General Assembly that they grant membership to Israel.

The resolution was adopted by nine votes to one (Egypt), and one abstention from the United Kingdom. Those in favour were: China (ROC), France, United States, Soviet Union, Argentina, Canada, Cuba, Norway, and Ukrainian SSR.

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