United Nations Security Council Resolution 63

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Adopted by the Security Council at its 392nd meeting, by 7 votes to none, with 4 abstentions (Belgium, France, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, [1] Union of Soviet Socialist Republics), on 24 December 1948

The Security Council,

Noting with concern the resumption of hostilities in Indonesia,

Having taken note of the reports of the Committee of Good Offices,

1. Calls upon the parties:

(a) To cease hostilities forthwith;

(b) Immediately to release the President of the Republic of Indonesia and other political prisoners arrested since 18 December 1948;

2. Instructs the Committee of Good Offices to report to the Security Council fully and urgently by telegraph on the events which have transpired in Indonesia since 12 December 1948, and to observe and report to the Security Council on the compliance with sub-paragraphs (a) and (b) above.

[1] The representative of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic was absent, and the President ruled that he should be counted as having abstained.

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