NOTE BY THE SECRETARY-GENERAL
At the 32nd plenary meeting of its seventh emergency special session, on 24 September 1982, the General Assembly adopted resolution ES-7/9, entitled "Question of Palestine".* In paragraphs 2 and 7 of that resolution, the General Assembly
"2. Urges the Security Council to investigate, through the means available to it, the circumstances and extent of the massacre of Palestinian and other civilians in Beirut on 17 September 1982, and to make public the report on its findings as soon as possible;
"7. Urges the Security Council, in the event of continued failure by Israel to comply with the demands contained in resolutions 508 (1982) and 509 (1982) and the present resolution, to meet in order to consider practical ways and means in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations."
*Not reproduced in the present document; for the full text, see document A/RES/ES-7/9.