United Nations Security Council Resolution 41

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United Nations Security Council Resolution 41
by the United Nations

Adopted by the Security Council at its 259th meeting, by 7 votes to none, with 4 abstentions (Colombia, Syria, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics), on 28 February 1948

The Security Council,

Having considered the report of the Committee of Good Offices, ([1]) informing the Council of the steps taken by the Netherlands Government and the Government of the Republic of Indonesia to comply with the Council's resolution 27 (1947) of 1 August 1947,

1. Notes with satisfaction the signing of the Truce Agreement ([2]) by both parties and the acceptance by both parties of certain principles as an agreed basis for the conclusion of a political settlement in Indonesia;

2. Commends the members of the Committee of Good Offices for the assistance they have given the two parties in their endeavours to settle their dispute by peaceful means;

3. Maintains its offer of good offices contained in its resolution 31 (1947) of 25 August 1947; and to this end,

4. Requests both parties and the Committee of Good Offices to keep the Council directly informed about the progress of the political settlement in Indonesia.


[1] Official Records of the Security Council, Third Year, Supplement for August 1948, document S/927.
[2] Ibid., appendix XI.

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