Security Council Adjourns Following Vote on Japanese Proposal on Lebanon
Continuing its day and night meetings on the situation in Lebanon, the UN Security Council today failed to adopt the resolution presented by Japan because of the negative vote of a permanent members (USSR). The vote on the resolution followed the rejection of Soviet amendments by 8 votes to 1 with 2 abstentions.
Seen here in the delegates lounge between meetings today are (left to right): Mr. C.S.A. Ritchie, Permanent Representative of Canada to the UN; Sir Pierson Dixon, the United Kingdoms’ Permanent Representative to the UN; Dr. Sidney E. Smith, Canada’s Secretary of State for External Affairs; and UN Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld.