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United Nations Security Council Resolution 362

Adopted by 13 votes to none by the Security Council at its 1799th meeting, on 23 October 1974

The Security Council

Recalling its resolutions 338 (1973) of 22 October, 340 (1973) of 25 October, 341 (1973) of 27 October 1973 and 346 (1974) of 8 April 1974,

Having examined the report of the Secretary-General on the activities of the United nations Emergency Force (S/11536),

Noting the opinion of the Secretary-General that "although quiet now prevails in the Egypt-Israel sector, the over-all situation in the Middle East will remain fundamentally unstable as long as the underlying problems are unresolved",

Noting also from the report of the Secretary-General that in the present circumstances the operation of the United Nations Emergency Force is still required,

1. Decides that the mandate of the United Nations Emergency Force should be extended for an additional period of six months, that is, until 24 April 1975, in order t assist in further efforts for the establishment of a just and lasting peace in the Middle East;

2. Commends that United Nations Emergency Force and those Governments supplying contingents to it for their contribution towards the achievement of a just and lasting peace in the Middle East;

3. Expresses its confidence that the Force will be maintained with maximum efficiency and economy;

4. Reaffirms that the United Nations Emergency Force must be able to function as an integral and efficient military unit in the whole Egypt-Israel sector of operations without differentiation regarding the Untied Nations status of the various contingents, as stated in paragraph 26 of the report of the Secretary-General (S/11536) and requests the Secretary-General to continue his efforts to that end.

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