United Nations Security Council Resolution 69

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Adopted by the Security Council at its 414th meeting, by 9 votes to 1 (Egypt), with 1 abstention (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland) on 4 March 1949

The Security Council,

Having received and considered the applications of Israel for membership in the United Nations, [1]

1. Decides in its judgement that Israel is a peace-loving State and is able and willing to carry out the obligations contained in the Charter, and accordingly,

2. Recommends to the General Assembly that it admit Israel to membership in the United Nations.


[1] See Official Records of the Security Council, Third Year, Supplement for December 1948, document S/1093; and ibid., Fourth Year, Supplement for March 1949, document S/1267.

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