United Nations Security Council Resolution 226

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Adopted by the Security Council at its 1306th meeting, unanimously, on 14 October 1966

The Security Council,

Having heard the statements of the representative of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and of the representative of Portugal,

Taking note of the statement of the representative of the Democratic Republic of the Congo that Angola under Portuguese administration is used as a base of operation for the foreign mercenaries for interfering in the domestic affairs of the Democratic Republic of the the Congo,

Taking note further of the statement of the representative of Portugal that there are no mercenaries in Angola, nor camps, nor war material meant to disturb the peace in the Democratic Republic of the Congo,

Deeply concerned over developments in the area,

Recalling the pertinent resolutions of the Security Council and the General Assembly,

1. Urges the Government of Portugal, in view of its own statement, not to allow foreign mercenaries to use Angola as a base of operation for interfering in the domestic affairs of the Democratic Republic of the Congo;

2. Calls upon all States to refrain or desist from intervening in the domestic affairs of the Democratic Republic of the Congo;

3. Requests the Secretary-General to follow closely the implementation of the present resolution.


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