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Security Council resolution 55 (1948) [The Indonesian Question]

Publisher UN Security Council
Publication Date 29 July 1948
Citation / Document Symbol S/RES/55 (1948)
Reference 1948 Security Council Resolutions
Cite as UN Security Council, Security Council resolution 55 (1948) [The Indonesian Question], 29 July 1948, S/RES/55 (1948), available at: [accessed 17 December 2017]

55 (1948). Resolution of 29 July 1948


The Security Council,

Having considered the Committee of Good Offices' report on the Federal Conference opened in Bandung on 27 May 1948,[1] third interim report,[2] report on standstill in political negotiations[3] and report on restrictions on trade in Indonesia,[4]

Calls upon the Governments of the Netherlands and the Republic of Indonesia, with the assistance of the Council's Committee of Good Offices, to maintain strict observance of both the military and economic articles of the Renville Truce Agreement[5] and to implement early and fully the twelve Renville political principles[6] and the six additional principles.[7]

Adopted at the 342nd meeting by 9 votes to none, with 2 abstentions (Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, Union of Soviet Republics).


1 Ibid., Third year, Supplement for June 1948, document S/842.

2 Ibid., document S/848/Add.1.

3 Ibid., Supplement for July 1948, document S/918.

4 Ibid., document S/919.

5 Ibid., Third Year, Special Supplement No. 1, appendix XI.

6 Ibid., appendix XIII.

7 Ibid., appendix VIII.

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