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United Nations General Assembly Resolution 273

 

United Nations General Assembly Resolution 273

UN General Assembly
Resolution 273
Date May 11 1949
Code A/RES/273 (III) (Document)
Subject Admission of Israel to membership in the United Nations
Voting summary
37 voted for
12 voted against
9 abstained
Result Adopted

United Nations General Assembly Resolution 273 was adopted on May 11, 1949 to admit the State of Israel to membership in the United Nations. It was passed following the approval of UN Security Council Resolution 69 on March 4, 1949.

Full text of the resolution

Having received the report of the Security Council on the application of Israel for membership in the United Nations,[1]

Noting that, in the judgment of the Security Council, Israel is a peace-loving State and is able and willing to carry out the obligations contained in the Charter,

Noting that the Security Council has recommended to the general Assembly that it admit Israel to membership in the United Nations,

Noting furthermore the declaration by the State of Israel that it "unreservedly accepts the obligations of the United Nations Charter and undertakes to honour them from the day when it becomes a member of the United Nations",[2]

Recalling its resolutions of 29 November 1947[3] and 11 December 1948[4] and taking note of the declarations and explanations made by the representative of the Government of Israel[5] before the Ad Hoc Political Committee in respect of the implementation of the said resolutions,


The General Assembly,

Acting in discharge of its functions under Article 4 of the Charter and rule 125 of its rules of procedure,

1. Decides that Israel is a peace loving State which accepts the obligations contained in the Charter and is able and willing to carry out those obligations;

2. Decides to admit Israel to membership in the United Nations.

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  1. ^ See document A/818.
  2. ^ See document S/1093.
  3. ^ See Resolutions adopted by the General Assembly during its second session, pages 131-132.
  4. ^ See Resolutions adopted by the General Assembly during Part I of its third session, pages 21-25.
  5. ^ See documents A/AC.24/SR.45-48, 50 and 51.

See also

External links

  • Full text of the Resolution, in English and French (pdf)
  • Official record of the 207th Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly, 11 May 1949
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