21ST FEBRUARY, 1957

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RESOLUTION 123 (1957) ADOPTED BY THE SECURITY COUNCIL AT ITS 774TH MEETING ON 21 FEBRUARY, 1957. (DOCUMENT NO. S/3793, DATED THE 21ST FEBRUARY 1957).

THE SECURITY COUNCIL,

Recalling its resolution 122 (1957) of 24 January 1957, its previous resolutions and the resolutions of the United Nations Commission for India and Pakistan on the India-Pakistan question,

  1. Requests the President of the Security Council, the representative of Sweden, to examine with the Governments of India and Pakistan any proposals which, in his opinion, are likely to contribute towards the settlement of the dispute, having regard to the previous resolutions of the Security Council and of the United Nations Commission for India and Pakistan; to visit the sub-continent for this purpose; and to report to the Security Council not later than 15 April 1957;

  2. Invites the Governments of India and Pakistan to cooperate with him in the performance of these functions;

  3. Requests the Secretary-General and the United Nations Representative for India and Pakistan to render such assistance as he may request.


*The Security Council voted on this Resolution on 21-2-1957 with the following result:-

In favor **Australia, China, **Columbia, **Cuba, France, **Iraq, **Philippines, **Sweden, U.K., U.S.A.

Against: None

Abstaining: U.S.S.R.

**Non-Permanent Members of the Security Council.

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