22ND JUNE, 1962

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*DRAFT RESOLUTION SUBMITTED BY IRELAND TO THE SECURITY COUNCIL ON JUNE 22, 1962.

THE SECURITY COUNCIL:

Having heard the statements from the representatives of the Governments of India and Pakistan concerning the India-Pakistan question;

Having considered the report of the United Nations representative, Dr. F. Graham;

Expressing its best thanks to Dr. Graham for his efforts;

Noting with satisfaction the pledges made by the two parties to the effect that their Governments will not resort to force in settling this question;

Conscious of the responsibility of Security Council under the Charter for helping the parties to reach a peaceful solution of the question.

1. Reminds both parties of the principles contained in its resolution of 17 January 1948, and in the resolutions of the United Nations Commission for India and Pakistan dated 13 August 1948 and 5 January 1949.

2. Urges the Governments of India and Pakistan to enter into negotiations on the question at the earliest convenient time with a view to its ultimate settlement in accordance with Article 33 and other relevant provisions of the Charter of the United Nations.

3. Appeals to the two Governments to take all possible measures to ensure the creation and maintenance of an atmosphere favorable to the promotion of negotiations.

4. Urges the Government of India and the Government of Pakistan to refrain from making any statements, or taking any action, which may aggravate the situation.

5. Requests the acting Secretary-General to provide the two Governments with such services as they may request for the purpose of carrying out the terms of the resolution.


*The Security Council voted on this Resolution on June 22, 1962 with the following result:-

Infavour: Chile, China, France, Ireland, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America, Venezuela.

Against: Rumania, Union of Soviet Socialist Republic.

Abstaining: Ghana, United Arab Republic

One Permanent Member of the Security Council having cast a negative vote, the draft Resolution was not adopted.

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