United Nations Security Council Resolution 420

United Nations Security Council Resolution 420, adopted on November 30, 1977, considered a report by the Secretary-General regarding the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force. The Council noted its efforts to establish a durable and just peace in the Middle East but also expressed its concern over the prevailing state of tension in the area.

UN Security Council
Resolution 420
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Date30 November 1977
Meeting no.2,051
CodeS/RES/420 (Document)
SubjectIsrael-Syrian Arab Republic
Voting summary
  • 12 voted for
  • None voted against
  • None abstained
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

The Resolution decided to call upon the parties concerned to immediately implement Resolution 338 (1973), it renewed the mandate of the Observer Force for another 6 months until May 31, 1978 and requested that the Secretary-General submit a report on the situation at the end of that period.

The resolution was adopted with 12 votes to none; Benin, China and Libya did not participate in the voting.

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