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Resolution 83 (1950) of 27 June 1950

Publisher UN Security Council
Publication Date 27 June 1950
Citation / Document Symbol S/RES/83 (1950)
Reference 1950 Security Council Resolutions
Cite as UN Security Council, Resolution 83 (1950) of 27 June 1950, 27 June 1950, S/RES/83 (1950), available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3b00f20a2c.html [accessed 26 November 2014]

The Security Council,

Having determined that the armed attack upon the Republic of Korea by forces from North Korea constitutes a breach of the peace,

Having called for an immediate cessation of hostilities,

Having called upon the authorities in North Korea to withdraw forthwith their armed forces to the 38th parallel,

Having noted from the report of the United Nations Commission on Korea1 that the authorities in North Korea have neither ceased hostilities nor withdrawn their armed forces to the 38th parallel, and that urgent military measures are required to restore international peace and security,

Having noted the appeal from the Republic of Korea to the United Nations for immediate and effective steps to secure peace and security,

Recommends that the Members of the United Nations furnish such assistance to the Republic of Korea as may be necessary to repel the armed attack and to restore international peace and security in the area.

Adopted at the 474th meeting
by 7 votes to 1 (Yugoslavia).
2

 



1 Official Records of the Security Council, Fifth Year, No. 16, 474th meeting, p. 2 (document S/1507).

2 Two members (Egypt, India) did not participate in the voting; one member (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics) was absent.

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