United Nations Security Council Resolution 18

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UN Security Council
Resolution 18
Date February 13 1947
Meeting no. 105
Code S/RES/18 (Document)
Subject Armaments: Regulation and reduction
Voting summary
10 voted for
None voted against
1 abstained
Result Adopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

United Nations Security Council Resolution 18, adopted on February 13, 1947, created a Commission to try to give effect to United Nations General Assembly Resolution 41 which stated that regulation and reduction in world armaments and armed forces is an important measure for strengthening international peace.

The resolution was adopted 10 votes to none, with one abstention from the Soviet Union.

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