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Security Council resolution 216 (1965) [Southern Rhodesia]

Publisher UN Security Council
Publication Date 12 November 1965
Citation / Document Symbol S/RES/216 (1965)
Reference 1965 Security Council Resolutions
Cite as UN Security Council, Security Council resolution 216 (1965) [Southern Rhodesia], 12 November 1965, S/RES/216 (1965), available at: [accessed 23 January 2018]

Resolution 216 (1965) of 12 November 1965

The Security Council

1. Decides to condemn the unilateral declaration of independence made by a racist minority in Southern Rhodesia;

2. Decides to call upon all States not to recognize this illegal racist minority régime in Southern Rhodesia and to refrain from rendering any assistance to this illegal régime.

Adopted at the 1258th meeting by 10 votes to none, with 1 abstention (France).

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