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Security Council resolution 144 (1960) [Complaint by Cuba]

Publisher UN Security Council
Publication Date 19 July 1960
Citation / Document Symbol S/RES/144 (1960)
Reference 1960 Security Council Resolutions
Cite as UN Security Council, Security Council resolution 144 (1960) [Complaint by Cuba], 19 July 1960, S/RES/144 (1960), available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3b00f20c38.html [accessed 20 October 2017]

144 (1960). Resolution of 19 July 1960

[S/4395]

The Security Council,

Having heard the statements made by the Foreign Minister of Cuba and by members of the Council,

Taking into account the provisions of Articles 24, 33, 34, 35, 36, 52 and 103 of the Charter of the United Nations,

Taking into account also articles 20 and 102 of the Charter of the Organization of American States, of which both Cuba and the United States of America are members,

Deeply concerned at the situation existing between Cuba and the United States of America,

Considering that it is the obligation of all Members of the United Nations to settle their international disputes by negotiation and other peaceful means in such a manner that international peace and security and justice are not endangered,

Noting that this situation is under consideration by the Organization of American States,

1. Decides to adjourn the consideration of this question pending the receipt of a report from the Organization of American States;

2. Invites the members of the Organization of American States to lend their assistance toward the achievement of a peaceful solution of the present situation in accordance with the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations;

3. Urges in the meantime all other States to refrain from any action which might increase the existing tensions between Cuba and the United States of America.

Adopted at the 876th meeting by 9 votes to none, with 2 abstentions (Poland, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics).

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