United Nations Security Council Resolution 286

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Adopted by the Security Council at its 1552nd meeting, on 9 September 1970

The Security Council,

Gravely concerned at the threat to innocent civilian lives from the hijacking of aircraft and any other interface in international travel,

1. Appeals to all parties concerned for the immediate release of all passengers and crews without exception, held as a result of hijackings and other interference in international travel;

2. Calls on States to take all possible legal steps to prevent further hijackings or any other interference with international civil air travel.

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