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UN General Assembly Resolutions: Resolution 2253(ES-V)

(July 4, 1967)

On 4 July 1967, the General Assembly adopted a Pakistani draft on the situation in Jerusalem. The Resolution was adopted by a vote of 99 in favour, none against, 20 abstentions and 3 absent.

The General Assembly

Deeply concerned at the situation prevailing in Jerusalem as a result of the measures taken by Israel to change the status of the City,

1. Considers that these measures are invalid;

2. Calls upon Israel to rescind all measures already taken and to desist forthwith from taking action which would alter the status of Jerusalem;

3. Requests the Secretary-General to report to the General Assembly and the Security Council on the situation and on the implementation of the present resolution not later than one week from its adoption.

Sources: The United Nations