United Nations Security Council Resolution 702

United Nations Security Council resolution 702, adopted without a vote on 8 August 1991, after examining separately the applications of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) and the Republic of Korea (South Korea) for membership in the United Nations, the Council recommended to the General Assembly that North Korea and South Korea be admitted.

UN Security Council
Resolution 702
Map korea english labels.png
Location of North and South Korea
Date8 August 1991
Meeting no.3,001
CodeS/RES/702 (Document)
SubjectAdmission of new Members to the UN: Democratic People's Republic of Korea and Republic of Korea
ResultAdopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

On 17 September 1991, the General Assembly admitted both countries under Resolution 46/1.[1]

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  1. ^ United Nations (1992). Yearbook of the United Nations 1991, Volume 45. Martinus Nijhoff Publishers. p. 96. ISBN 978-0-7923-1970-2.

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