United Nations Security Council Resolution 466

United Nations Security Council resolution 466, adopted unanimously on 11 April 1980, after hearing representations from Zambia and recalling 455 (1979), the council condemned the continued and unprovoked attacks on Zambia by South Africa.

UN Security Council
Resolution 466
South Africa Border War Map.png
South African border operations
Date11 April 1980
Meeting no.2,211
CodeS/RES/466 (Document)
SubjectSouth Africa–Zambia
Voting summary
  • 15 voted for
  • None voted against
  • None abstained
ResultAdopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

The council continued to demand the withdrawal of South African forces from Zambian territory and warns that the council will take further action, including under Chapter VII, if this is not met. It also commended Zambia for its restraint during the attacks.

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