38 (1948). Resolution of 17 January 1948
The Security Council,
Having heard statements on the situation in Kashmir from representatives of the Governments of India and
Recognizing the urgency of the situation,
Taking note of the telegram addressed on 6 January 1948 by its President to each of the parties and of
their replies thereto, in which they affirmed their intention to conform to the Charter of the United
1. Calls upon both the Government of India and the Government of Pakistan to take immediately all
measures within their power (including public appeals to their people) calculated to improve the
situation, and to refrain from making any statements and from
doing or causing to be done or permitting any acts which might aggravate the situation;
2. Further requests each of those Governments to inform the Council immediately of any material change
in the situation which occurs or appears to either of them to be about to occur while the matter is
under consideration by the Council, and consult with the Council thereon.
Adopted at the 229th meeting by 9 votes to none, with 2 abstentions (Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic,
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics).