Security Council resolution 420 (1977) [Israel-Syrian Arab Republic]

Resolution 420 (1977) of 30 November 1977

The Security Council,

Having considered the report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force,[1]

Having noted the efforts made to establish a durable and just peace in the Middle East area and the urgent need to continue and intensify such efforts,


(a) To call upon the parties concerned to implement immediately Security Council resolution 338 (1973) of 22 October 1973;

(b) To renew the mandate of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force for another period of six months, that is, until 31 May 1978;

(c) To request the Secretary-General to submit at the end of this period a report on the developments in the situation and the measures taken to implement resolution 338 (1973).

Adopted at the 2051st meeting by 12 votes to none.[2]


1 Official Records of the Security Council, Thirty-second Year, Supplement for October, November and December 1977, document S/12453.

2 Three members (Benin, China and Libyan Arab Jamahiriya) did not participate in the voting.


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