United Nations Security Council Resolution 596

United Nations Security Council resolution 596, adopted unanimously on 29 May 1987, 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 596
UNDOF, alongside UNIFIL
Date29 May 1987
Meeting no.2,748
CodeS/RES/596 (Document)
Voting summary
  • 15 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 six months until 30 November 1987, and requested that the Secretary-General submit a report on the situation at the end of that period.

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