United Nations General Assembly Resolution 1124

February 2, 1957


A number of Resolutions passed by the General Assembly called upon Israel to complete its withdrawal from Sinai and the Gaza Strip. Among them were Resolution 1120 (XI) of November 24, 1956, and Resolution 1123 (XI) of January 19, 1957. On February 2, 1957, another Resolution was passed by 74 votes for, 2 against, with 2 abstentions. None of the Resolutions made any reference to freedom of navigation or the future of the Gaza Strip. Text of Resolution 1124 follows:


The General Assembly,

Recalling its Resolutions 997 (ES-I) of 2 November 1956, 998 (ES-I) and 999 (ES-I) of 4 November 1956, 1002 (ES-I) of 7 November 1956, A/RES/410 of 24 November 1956 and A/RES/453 of 19 November 1957,

1. Deplores the non-compliance of Israel to complete its withdrawal behind the armistice demarcation line despite the repeated requests of the General Assembly;

2. Calls upon Israel to complete its withdrawal behind the armistice demarcation line without further delay.


Source: Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs