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UN Security Council Resolutions: Resolution 69

(March 4, 1949)

The Security Council,

Having received and considered the application of Israel for membership in the United Nations,1/

1. Decides in its judgement that Israel is a peace-loving State and is able and willing to carry out the obligations contained in the Charter, and accordingly,

2. Recommends to the General Assembly that it admit Israel to membership in the United Nations.

Adopted at the 414th meeting by 9 votes to 1 (Egypt), with 1 abstention (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland). ____________________

1/ See Official Records of the Security Council, Third Year, Supplement for December 1948, document S/1093; and Ibid., Fourth Year, supplement for March 1949, document S/1267.

Sources: The United Nations