United Nations Security Council Resolution 38

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UN Security Council
Resolution 38
Date January 17 1948
Meeting no. 229
Code S/RES/38 (Document)
Subject The India-Pakistan 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 38, adopted on January 17, 1948, called upon the governments of India and Pakistan to refrain from in any way aggravating the situation in Kashmir and deploy any means at their disposal to improve it. It further requests both governments inform the council of any material changes in the situation while it is under the Council’s consideration.

The resolution was approved nine votes to none, with Ukraine and the Soviet Union abstaining.

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