United Nations Security Council Resolution 22

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United Nations Security Council Resolution 22
by the United Nations

Adopted by the Security Council at its 127th meeting, by 8 votes to none, with 2 abstentions (Poland, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics), on 9 April 1947 [1]

The Security Council,

Having considered statements of representatives of the United Kingdom and of Albania concerning a dispute between the United Kingdom and Albania arising out of an incident on 22 October 1946 in the Straits of Corfu in which two British were damaged by mines, with resulting loss of life and injury to their crews,

Recommends that the United Kingdom and Albanian Governments should immediately refer the dispute to the International Court of Justice in accordance with the provisions of the Statute of the Court.


[1] One member (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland) did not participate in the voting.

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