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Security Council resolution 209 (1965) [The India-Pakistan Question]

Publisher UN Security Council
Publication Date 4 September 1965
Citation / Document Symbol S/RES/209 (1965)
Reference 1965 Security Council Resolutions
Cite as UN Security Council, Security Council resolution 209 (1965) [The India-Pakistan Question], 4 September 1965, S/RES/209 (1965), available at: [accessed 16 January 2018]

Resolution 209 (1965) of 4 September 1965

The Security Council,

Noting the report of the Secretary-General of 3 September 1965,[1]

Having heard the statements of the representatives of India and Pakistan,

Concerned at the deteriorating situation along the cease-fire line in Kashmir,

1. Calls upon the Governments of India and Pakistan to take forthwith all steps for an immediate cease-fire;

2. Calls upon the Governments to respect the cease-fire line and have all armed personnel of each party withdrawn to its own side of the line;

3. Calls upon the two Governments to co-operate fully with the United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) in its task of supervising the observance of the cease-fire;

4. Requests the Secretary-General to report to the Council within three days on the implementation of the present resolution.

Adopted unanimously at the 1237th meeting.


1 Official Records of the Security Council, Twentieth Year, Supplement for July, August and September 1965, document S/6651.

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