United Nations Security Council Resolution 245

United Nations Security Council Resolution 245, adopted on January 25, 1968, after the government of the Republic of South Africa refused to comply with a General Assembly resolution 2324 and continued to illegally try detainees from South West Africa, the Council demanded that those prisoners be released and repatriated and invited all states to exert their influence in order to induce the South Africans government to comply with the resolution.

UN Security Council
Resolution 245
South Africa (orthographic projection).svg
Location of South Africa
DateJanuary 25 1968
Meeting no.1387
CodeS/RES/245 (Document)
SubjectThe Question of South West Africa
Voting summary
  • 15 voted for
  • None voted against
  • None abstained
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members
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The resolution was adopted unanimously.

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