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United Nations Security Council Resolution 48; April 23, 1948


48 (1948). Resolution of 23 April 1948
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The Security Council,

Referring to its resolution 46 (1948) of 17 April 1948 calling upon all parties concerned to comply With specific attempts for a truce in Palestine,

Establishes a Truce Commission for Palestine composed of representatives of those members of the Security Council which have career consular officers in Jerusalem, noting, however, that the representative of Syria has indicated that his Government is not prepared to serve on the Commission. The function of the Commission shall be to assist the Security Council in supervising the implementation by the parties of its resolution 46 (1948);

Requests the Commission to report to the President of the Security Council within four days regarding its activities and the development of the situation, and subsequently to keep the Security Cowed currently informed with respect thereto.

The Commission, its members, their assistants and its personnel shall be entitled to travel, separately or together, wherever the Commission deems necessary to catty out its tasks.

The Secretary-General shall furnish the Commission with such personnel and assistance as it may require taking into account the special urgency of the situation with respect to Palestine.

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