United Nations Security Council Resolution 387

United Nations Security Council Resolution 387, adopted on March 31, 1976, reaffirmed the principle of a state's right to territorial integrity in the face of South African incursions into Angolan territory. The Council recognized the international disturbance at South Africa's actions and expressed its concern over them. The Resolution condemned South Africa's actions and demanded that it respect the territorial integrity of Angola. The Council further demanded that South Africa desist from using the "international Territory of Namibia" to mount provocative or aggressive acts against other states and called upon the South African government to meet Angola's just claims for compensation.

UN Security Council
Resolution 387
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Incursions into Angolan territory by South Africa
Date31 March 1976
Meeting no.1,906
CodeS/RES/387 (Document)
SubjectAngola-South Africa
Voting summary
  • 9 voted for
  • None voted against
  • 5 abstained
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members
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The resolution was adopted with nine votes to none; France, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and United States abstained from voting, while the People's Republic of China did not participate in voting.

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