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United Nations Security Council Resolution 777

UN Security Council
Resolution 777
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Date 19 September 1992
Meeting no. 3,116
Code S/RES/777 (Document)
Subject Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Voting summary
12 voted for
None voted against
3 abstained
Result Adopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

United Nations Security Council resolution 777, adopted unanimously on 19 September 1992, after reaffirming Resolution 713 (1992) and all subsequent resolutions on the topic, the Council considered that, as the state known as the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY) ceased to exist, it noted that under Resolution 757 (1992), the claim by the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro) to continue automatic membership in the United Nations was not widely accepted and so determined that membership of the SFRY in the United Nations cannot continue. Therefore, the Council recommended to the General Assembly that the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro) cease participation in the General Assembly and apply for membership in the United Nations.

The original draft resolution, by the United States, stated that the General Assembly confirm that "Yugoslavia's membership in the United Nations be extinguished", however this was removed in order to obtain

  • Text of Resolution at

External links

  1. ^ a b c Eisemann, Pierre Michel; Koskenniemi, Martti; Hague Academy of International Law (2000). La succession d'États: la codification à l'épreuve des faits. Martinus Nijhoff Publishers. pp. 285–288.  
  2. ^ "S/PV.3116 – Provisional Verbatim Record of the 3116th Meeting". United Nations Security Council. 19 September 1992. 
  3. ^ Bethlehem, Daniel L.; Weller, Marc (1997). The 'Yugoslav' crisis in international law: general issues. Cambridge University Press. p. 40.  
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  5. ^ Murphy, Sean D. (2002). United States Practice in International Law: 1999-2001, Volume 1. Cambridge University Press. p. 130.  


See also

[5] On 22 September 1992, the General Assembly approved, by a majority of 127 votes in favour, 6 votes against and 26

The resolution, which also stated that it would consider the matter before the end of the 47th session of the General Assembly, was adopted by 12 votes to none against, while China, India and Zimbabwe abstained from voting.[3]

[1], in particular Articles 5 and 6.United Nations Charter Meanwhile, India and Zimbabwe said that Resolution 777 violated the [2]

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