United Nations Security Council Resolution 239

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Adopted by the Security Council, unanimously, on 10 July 1967

The Security Council,

Having take cognizance of the message of the Congolese Government contained in document S/8031,

Having discussed the serious developments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ,

Concerned by the threat posed by foreign interference to the independence and territorial integrity of the Democratic Republic of the Congo,

1. Reaffirms in particular paragraph 2 of Security Council resolution 226 (1966) of 14 October 1966;

2. Condemns any State which persists in permitting or tolerating the recruitment of mercenaries, and the provision of facilities to them, with the objective of overthrowing the Governments of th States Members of the United Nations;

3. Calls upon Governments to ensure that their territory and other territories under their control, as well as their nationals, are not used for the planning of subversion, and the recruitment, training and transit of mercenaries designed to overthrow the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo;

4. Decides that the Security Council shall remain seized of the question;

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

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