United Nations Security Council Resolution 3

United Nations Security Council Resolution 3, adopted on April 4, 1946, acknowledged that the Soviet troops in Iran could not be removed in time to meet their deadline under the Tri-Partite Treaty but requested the Soviet Union remove them as fast as possible and that no member state in any way retard this process. If any developments threaten the withdrawal of troops, the Security Council requested to be informed.

UN Security Council
Resolution 3
Approximate extent of Soviet positions in the Republic of Mahabad.
DateApril 4 1946
Meeting no.30
CodeS/RES/3 (Document)
SubjectIran crisis of 1946
Voting summary
  • 9 voted for
  • None voted against
  • None abstained
  • 1 absent
  • 1 present not voting
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

The resolution was adopted by 9 votes, with Australia present and not voting, and the USSR absent.

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