JERUSALEM AND THE HOLY PLACES

 

 

15. The Situation in Jerusalem, General Assembly Resolution 2253 (ES-V), 4 July 1967:

 

 

On 4 July 1967, the General Assembly adopted a Pakistani draft on the situation in Jerusalem. The Resolution was adopted by a vote of 99 in favour, none against, 20 abstentions and 3 absent. Text follows:

 

The General Assembly

 

Deeply concerned at the situation prevailing in Jerusalem as a result of the measures taken by Israel to change the status of the City,

 

 

1. Considers that these measures are invalid;

 

 

2. Calls upon Israel to rescind all measures already taken and to desist forthwith from taking action which would alter the status of Jerusalem;

 

 

3. Requests the Secretary-General to report to the General Assembly and the Security Council on the situation and on the implementation of the present resolution not later than one week from its adoption.