United Nations Security Council Resolution 51

United Nations Security Council Resolution 51, adopted on June 3, 1948, reaffirmed previous Council resolutions on the India–Pakistan conflict, directed the Commission established in United Nations Security Council Resolution 39 to move to the areas of dispute and accomplish the duties assigned to it in United Nations Security Council Resolution 47 as soon as possible. The resolution also instructed the Commission to address a letter that was sent to the Council by the Foreign Minister of Pakistan.

UN Security Council
Resolution 51
DateJune 3 1948
Meeting no.312
CodeS/819 (Document)
SubjectThe India–Pakistan Question
Voting summary
  • 8 voted for
  • None voted against
  • 3 abstained
ResultAdopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

The resolution was adopted by eight votes; the Republic of China, Ukrainian SSR and Soviet Union abstained.

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