United Nations Security Council Resolution 49

United Nations Security Council Resolution 49, adopted on May 22, 1948, considering that the previous resolutions of the Security Council in respect to Palestine have not been complied with and that military operations were still taking place in Palestine, the resolution called upon all governments and authorities to abstain from any further hostile military action in Palestine and to that end issue a cease-fire order to their military and paramilitary forces to come into effect at noon, May 24, 1948, New York City local time. The resolution further ordered the Truce Commission for Palestine set up in United Nations Security Council Resolution 48 to report to the Council on the compliance of the concern parties with the resolution.

UN Security Council
Resolution 49
Date22 May 1948
Meeting no.302
CodeS/773 (Document)
SubjectThe Palestine Question
Voting summary
  • 8 voted for
  • None voted against
  • 3 abstained
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members
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The resolution passed with eight votes and three abstentions from the Ukrainian SSR, the Soviet Union and Syria.

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