United Nations Security Council Resolution 17

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UN Security Council
Resolution 17
Date February 10 1947
Meeting no. 101
Code S/RES/17 (Document)
Subject The Greek Question
Voting summary
9 voted for
None voted against
2 abstained
Result Adopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

United Nations Security Council Resolution 17, adopted on February 10, 1947, decided that the commission created by United Nations Security Council Resolution 15 was not empowered to request the governments of Greece, Albania, Bulgaria or Yugoslavia to postpone the executions of any of their political prisoners unless could give witness that would assist the commission in its task.

The resolution was adopted by 9 votes, with 2 abstentions from Poland and the Soviet Union.

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