United Nations Security Council Resolution 288

United Nations Security Council Resolution 288, adopted unanimously on November 17, 1970, after reaffirming previous resolutions on the topic, the Council called upon the United Kingdom, as the legal administering Power of Southern Rhodesia, to bring an end to the illegal rebellion. The Council decided that the present sanctions against Rhodesia would remain in place and urged all states to implement all pertinent resolutions and not to grant any form of recognition to the regime.

UN Security Council
Resolution 288
DateNovember 17 1970
Meeting no.1,557
CodeS/RES/288 (Document)
SubjectQuestion concerning the situation in Southern Rhodesia
Voting summary
  • 15 voted for
  • None voted against
  • None abstained
ResultAdopted
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