United Nations Security Council Resolution 607

United Nations Security Council resolution 607, adopted unanimously on 5 January 1988, after recalling Resolution 605 (1987) and being informed of the decision of Israel to continue deportations of Palestinians in the occupied territories, the council reaffirmed the applicability of the Fourth Geneva Convention referring to the protection of civilians in times of war.

UN Security Council
Resolution 607
Israel and the occupied territories
Date5 January 1988
Meeting no.2,780
CodeS/RES/607 (Document)
SubjectTerritories occupied by Israel
Voting summary
  • 15 voted for
  • None voted against
  • None abstained
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

The resolution called upon Israel to cease the deportations and abide by its obligations arising from the Geneva Conventions. The council also decided to keep the situation under review.

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