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Resolution 145

The Congo Question


145 (1960). Resolution of 22 July 1960
The Security Council,

Having considered the first report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of Security Council resolutio
143 (1960) of 14 July 1960,
Appreciating the work of the Secretary-General and the support so readily and so speedily given to him by al
Member States invited by him to give assistance,
Noting that, as stated by the Secretary-General, the arrival of the troops of the United Nations Force i
Leopoldville has already had a salutary effect,
Recognizing that an urgent need still exists to continue and to increase such efforts,
Considering that the complete restoration of law and order in the Republic of the Congo would effectivel
contribute to the maintenance of international peace and security,
Recognizing that the Security Council recommended the admission of the Republic of the Congo to membership in
the United Nations as a unit,
1. Calls upon the Government of Belgium to implement speedily Security Council resolution 143 (1960) on the
withdrawal of its troops and authorizes the Secretary-General to take all necessary action to this effect;
2. Requests all States to refrain from any action which might tend to impede the restoration of law and order
and the exercise by the Government of the Congo of its authority and also to refrain from any action which might
undermine the territorial integrity and the political independence of the Republic of the Congo;
3. Commends the Secretary-General for the prompt action he has taken to carry out resolution 143 (1960) and for
his first report;
4. Invites the specialized agencies of the United Nations to render to the Secretary-General such assistance as
he may require;
5. Requests the Secretary-General to report further to the Security Council as appropriate.

Adopted unanimously at the 879th meeting.

Congo, DR, Belgium
The Congo Question
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