UN SC Resolution 338 (Middle East)

Resolution 338 is important today especially because it calls for the immediate implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 242 with a view to establish peace.

« The Security Council,

1. Calls upon all parties to the present fighting to cease all firing and terminate all military activity immediately, no later than 12 hours after the moment of the adoption of this decision, in the positions they now occupy;

2. Calls upon the parties concerned to start immediately after the cease-fire the implementation of Security Council resolution 242 (1967) in all its parts;

3. Decides that, immediately and concurrently with the cease-fire, negotiations start between the parties concerned under appropriate auspices aimed at establishing a just and durable peace in the Middle East. »

Adopted unanimously at the 1747th session on 22 October 1973 (14 votes to 0)

For some other information go to the United Nations and the question of Palestine.