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United Nations Security Council Resolution 704

United Nations Security Council resolution 704, adopted without a vote on 9 August 1991, after examining the application of the Marshall Islands for membership in the United Nations, the Council recommended to the General Assembly that the Marshall Islands be admitted.

UN Security Council
Resolution 704
Location of the Marshall Islands
Date9 August 1991
Meeting no.3,003
CodeS/RES/704 (Document)
SubjectAdmission of new Members to the UN: Marshall Islands
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

On 17 September 1991, the General Assembly admitted the Republic of the Marshall Islands under Resolution 46/3.[1][2]

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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.
  2. ^ United Nations General Assembly Resolution 46/3, Admission of the Republic of the Marshall Islands to Membership in the United Nations, adopted 17 September 1991.

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