United Nations Security Council Resolution 109
Adopted by the Security Council at its 705th meeting, by 8 votes to none, with 3 abstentions (Belgium, China, United States of America), on 14 December 1955 [Note: The General Assembly followed the Security Council's recommendation on 15 December 1955 by voting in favour of the admission of the sixteen new member-countries]
The Security Council,
Bearing in mind General Assembly resolution 918 (X) of 8 December 1955 on the admission of new Members to the United Nations,
Having considered separately the applications for membership of Albania, Jordan, Ireland, Portugal, Hungary, Italy, Austria, Romania, Bulgaria, Finland, Ceylon, Nepal, Libya, Cambodia, Laos and Spain,
Recommends to the General Assembly the admission of the above-named countries to the United Nations.
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