United Nations Security Council Resolution 338

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United Nations Security Council Resolution 338  (1973) 
by the United Nations

Adopted by the Security Council at its 1747th meeting, on 22 October 1973[1]

The Security Council,

1. Calls upon all parties to the present fighting to cease all firing and terminate all military activity immediately, no later than 12 hours after the moment of the adoption of this decision, in the positions they now occupy;

2. Calls upon the parties concerned to start immediately after the cease-fire the implementation of Security Council resolution 242 (1967) in all of its parts;

3. Decides that. immediately and concurrently with the cease-fire, negotiations shall start between the parties concerned under appropriate auspices aimed at establishing a just and durable peace in the Middle East.


  1. One member (China) did not participate in the voting.
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