United Nations Security Council Resolution 31
Adopted by the Security Council at its 194th meeting, by 8 votes to none, with 3 abstentions (Poland, Syria, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland), on 25 August 1947
The Security Council,
Resolves to tender its good offices to the parties in order to assist in the pacific settlement of their dispute in accordance with sub-paragraph (b) of its resolution 27 (1947) of 1 August 1947. The Council expresses its readiness, if the parties so request, to assist in the settlement through a committee of the Council consisting of three members of the Council, each party selecting one and the third to be designated by the two so selected.