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UNITED
NATIONS
A

        General Assembly
Distr.
GENERAL
A/42/879
14 December 1987

ENGLISH
ORIGINAL: FRENCH

Forty-second session
Agenda items 125 (b) and (c)


FINANCING OF THE UNITED NATIONS PEACE-KEEPING FORCES IN THE
MIDDLE EAST: UNITED NATIONS INTERIM FORCE IN LEBANON;
REVIEW OF THE RATES OF REIMBURSEMENT TO THE GOVERNMENTS
OF TROOP-CONTRIBUTING COUNTRIES

Report of the Fifth Committee

Rapporteur: Mr. Félix ABOLY-BI-KOUASSI (Côte d'Ivoire)


I. INTRODUCTION

1. At its 3rd plenary meeting, on 18 September 1987, the General Assembly, on the recommendation of the General Committee, decided to include in the agenda of its forty-second session, and to allocate to the Fifth Committee, the item entitled:
2. The Fifth Committee considered sub-item (b) and (c) of agenda item 125 at its 60th meeting, on 11 December 1987. It had before it the report of the Secretary-General on the financing of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (A/42/692) and on the review of the rates of reimbursement to the Governments of troop-contributing States (A/42/374) and the related report of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (A/42/791).

II. CONSIDERATION OF PROPOSALS

A. Draft resolution A/C.5/42/L.10

3. At the 60th meeting, on 11 December, the representative of Finland introduced draft resolution A/C.5/42/L.10 sponsored by Austria, Canada, Denmark, Fiji, Finland, France, Ghana, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Lebanon, Nepal, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Sweden. She orally corrected the resolution by inserting the operative paragraph 6 after the words "31 January of the next," the words "effective from 1 February 1988".

4. At the same meeting, the Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.5/42/L.10 as orally corrected by a recorded vote of 87 to 2, with 7 abstentions (see para. 8, draft resolution I). The voting was as follows:
B. Draft resolution A/C.5/42/L.11

5. At the 60th meeting, the representative of Ireland introduced draft resolution A/C.5/42/L.11). The representative of Ireland sponsored by Austria, Canada, Denmark, Fiji, Finland, France, Ghana, Ireland, Italy, Lebanon, Nepal, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Sweden.

4. At the same meeting, the Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.5/42/L.11 by recorded vote of 94 to 1, with 8 abstentions (see para. 8, draft resolution II). The voting was as follows:
7. Statements and observations made in the course of the Committee's consideration of these sub-items are reflected in the relevant summary record (see A/C.5/42/SR.60).

III. RECOMMENDATION OF THE FIFTH COMMITTEE

8. The Fifth Committee recommends to the General Assembly the adoption of the following draft resolution:

DRAFT RESOLUTION I

Financing of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon
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Notes


1/ A/42/692.

2/ A/42/791.

3/ A/42/374.

4/ A/42/791.

5/ Official Records of the General Assembly, Twenty-ninth Session, Supplement No. 31 (A/9631 and Corr.2), p. 140, item 84.

6/ Ibid., Thirtieth Session, Supplement No. 34 (A/10034), p. 148, item 107.

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