United Nations Security Council Resolution 51

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United Nations Security Council Resolution 51
by the United Nations

Adopted by the Security Council at its 312th meeting, by 8 votes to none, with 3 abstentions (China, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics) on 3 June 1948

The Security Council,

1. Reaffirms its resolutions 38 (1948) of 17 January, 39 (1948) of 20 January and 47 (1948) of 21 April 1948;

2. Directs the United Nations Commission for India and Pakistan to proceed without delay to the areas of dispute with a view to accomplishing in priority the duties assigned to it by resolution 47 (1948);

3. Directs the Commission further to study and report to the Security Council when it considers it appropriate on the matters raised in the letter of the Foreign Minister of Pakistan, dated 15 January 1948, [1] in the order outlined in paragraph D of Council resolution 39 (1948).


[1] See Official Records of the Security Council, Third Year, Supplement for November 1948, document S/1100, annex 6.

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