United Nations Security Council Resolution 19

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United Nations Security Council Resolution 19
by the United Nations

Adopted by the Security Council at its 114th meeting, by 8 votes to none, with 3 abstentions (Poland, Syria, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics), on 27 February 1947

As a preliminary step in the consideration of the incidents in the Corfu Channel which are the subject of a dispute between the United Kingdom and Albania,

The Security Council,

Resolves to appoint a sub-committee of three members to examine all the available evidence concerning the above-mentioned incidents and to make a report to the Security Council, not later than 10 March 1947, on the facts of the case as disclosed by such evidence.

The sub-committee is empowered to request further information as it deems necessary from the parties to the dispute, and the representatives of the United Kingdom and Albania are requested to give every assistance to the sub-committee in its work.

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