DRAFT RESOLUTION ON THE PALESTINIAN QUESTION

SUBMITTED BY THE REPRESENTATIVE OF THE UNITED STATES

AT THE TWO HUNDRED AND NINETY-THIRD MEETING

OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL, 17 MAY 1948

"THE SECURITY COUNCIL,

"TAKING INTO CONSIDERATION that previous resolutions of the Security Council in respect to Palestine have not been complied with and that military operations are taking place in Palestine;

DETERMINES that the situation in Palestine constitutes a threat to the peace and a breach of the peace within the meaning of Article 39 of the Charter;

ORDERS all Government and authorities to cease and desist from any hostile military action and to that end issue a cease-fire and stand-fast order to their military and para-military forces to become effective within thirty-six hours after the adoption of this resolution;

DIRECTS the Truce Commission established by the Security Council by its resolution of 23 April 1948 to report to the Security Council on the compliance with these order."

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Document symbol: S/749
Document Type: Draft resolution
Document Sources: Security Council
Country: United States of America
Subject: Palestine question
Publication Date: 17/05/1948