The General Assembly,
Having requested the Secretary-General, in its Resolution 998 (ES-I) of 4 November 1956, to submit to it a plan for an emergency international United Nations Force, for the purposes stated,
Noting with satisfaction the first report of the Secretary-General on the plan, and having in mind particularly paragraph 4 of that report,
1. Establishes a United Nations Command for an emergency international force to secure and supervise the cessation of hostilities in accordance with all the terms of the General Assembly Resolution 997 (ES-I) of 2 November 1956;
2. Appoints, on an emergency basis, the Chief of Staff of the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization, Major-General E. L. M. Burns, as Chief of the Command;
3. Authorizes the Chief of the Command immediately to recruit, from the observer corps of the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization, a limited number of officers who shall be nationals of countries other than those having permanent membership in the Security Council, and further authorizes him, in consultation with the Secretary-General, to undertake the recruitment directly, from various Member States other than the permanent members of the Security Council, of the additional number of officers needed;
4. Invites the Secretary-General to take such administrative measures as may be necessary for the prompt execution of the actions envisaged in the present Resolution.
Sources: The United Nations