United Nations Security Council Resolution 79

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UN Security Council
Resolution 79
Date January 17 1950
Meeting no. 462
Code S/1455 (Document)
Subject Armaments: regulation and reduction
Voting summary
9 voted for
None voted against
1 absent
1 present not voting
Result Adopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

United Nations Security Council Resolution 79, adopted on January 17, 1950, having received and the text of United Nations General Assembly Resolution 300 concerning the regulation and general reduction of conventional armaments and armed forces, the Council decided to transmit the resolution to the Commission for Conventional Armaments for further study in accordance with the Commission’s plan of work.

The resolution was adopted with nine votes. Yugoslavia was present but did not vote, and the Soviet Union was absent.

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