United Nations Security Council Resolution 235
June 9, 1967
On 8 June, Egypt had agreed to a cease-fire and, on that day, fighting had ended in Sinai, when Israeli forces reached the Suez Canal. On 9 June, Syria announced its acceptance of the previous cease-fire Resolutions but demanded a meeting of the Security Council to accuse Israel of violating the truce. On 9 June, the Council passed a third cease-fire Resolution which applied to the Syrian front. It was accepted by Israel and later by Syria. The cease-fire on the Golan Heights went into effect on 10 June at 1630 GMT Text of the 9 June Resolution follows:
The Security Council,
Recalling its Resolutions 233 (1967) and 234 (1967),
Noting that the Governments of Israel and Syria have announced their mutual acceptance of the Council's demand for a cease-fire,
Noting the statements made by the representatives of Syria and Israel.
1. Confirms its previous resolutions about immediate cease-fire and cessation of military action;
2. Demands that hostilities should cease forthwith;
3. Requests the Secretary-General to make immediate contacts with the Governments of Israel and Syria to arrange immediate compliance with the above-mentioned resolutions, and to report to the Security Council not later than two hours from now.
Source: Israeli Foreign Ministry.