United Nations Security Council Resolution 515

United Nations Security Council resolution 515, adopted on 29 July 1982, after recalling resolutions 512 (1982), 513 (1982) and the Geneva Conventions, the Council demanded that Israel lift the blockade on Beirut, the capital city of Lebanon, to allow urgent aid to the civilian population there. It also requested the Secretary-General to transmit the text of the resolution to the Government of Israel and to monitor the implementation of Resolution 515.

UN Security Council
Resolution 515
Green Line, Beirut 1982.jpg
Beirut (1982)
Date29 July 1982
Meeting no.2,385
CodeS/RES/515 (Document)
Voting summary
  • 14 voted for
  • None voted against
  • None abstained
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

The resolution passed with 14 votes to none; the United States did not participate in the voting. Israel did not implement the resolution.[1]

See also


  1. ^ Cattan, Henry (1988). The Palestine question. Routledge. p. 157. ISBN 978-0-7099-4878-0.

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