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        Security Council
28 July 1982

Egypt and France: draft resolution
[Original: French
[28 July 1982]

The Security Council,

Guided by the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations,

Recalling its resolutions 242 (1967) and 338 (1973),

Recalling further its resolutions 508 (1982), 509 (1982), 511 (1982), 512 (1982) and 513 (1982),

Gravely concerned at the situation in the Middle East, in particular the existing situation in Lebanon,

Reaffirming the obligation of all to respect strictly the sovereignty, territorial integrity and political independence of all countries and the legitimate national rights of all peoples in the Middle East,

Reaffirming further the obligation that all States shall settle their disputes by peaceful means in such a manner that international peace and security and justice are not endangered and that they shall refrain from the threat or use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence of any State or in any other manner inconsistent with the purposes of the United Nations,

Determined to seek the restoration of peace and security in the region based on the principles of security for all States and justice for all peoples,


1. Demands that all the parties to the existing hostilities in Lebanon observe an immediate and lasting cease-fire throughout Lebanon;

2. Demands the immediate withdrawal of the Israeli forces engaged around Beirut to an agreed distance as a first step towards their complete withdrawal from Lebanon and the simultaneous withdrawal from west Beirut of the Palestinian armed forces, which will be redeployed with their light weapons, as a first step in camps to be determined, preferably outside Beirut, through modalities to be agreed upon between the parties, so putting an end to their military activities;

3. Calls for the conclusion of an agreement between the Palestinian armed forces and the Government of Lebanon concerning the destination and destiny of their weapons, other than those referred to above;

4. Calls for the departure of all non-Lebanese forces, except those which would be authorized by the legitimate and representative authorities of Lebanon;

5. Supports the Government of Lebanon in its efforts to regain exclusive control of its capital and, to that end, to install its armed forces, which shall take up positions in Beirut and interpose themselves on its periphery;

6. Further supports all efforts by the Government of Lebanon to ensure Lebanese sovereignty throughout the territory and the integrity and independence of Lebanon within its internationally recognized frontiers.


1. Requests the Secretary-General, as an immediate measure, to station United Nations military observers, by agreement with the Government of Lebanon, in order to supervise the cease-fire and disengagement in and around Beirut;

2. Further requests the Secretary-General, bearing in mind the provisions of Security Council resolution 511 (1982), to prepare a report on the prospects for the deployment of a United Nations peace-keeping force which could, within the framework of the implementation of the preceding paragraphs, take up positions beside the Lebanese interposition forces, or on the use of the United Nations forces already deployed in the region.


1. Considers that the settlement of the Lebanese problem should contribute to the initiation of a durable restoration of peace and security in the region within the framework of negotiations based on the principles of security for all States and justice for all peoples, in order namely to:

(a) Reaffirm the right of all States in the region to existence and security in accordance with Security Council resolution 242 (1967);

(b) Reaffirm the legitimate national rights of the Palestinian people, including the right to self-determination with all its implications, on the understanding that to this end the Palestinian people shall be represented in the negotiations and, consequently, the Palestine Liberation Organization shall be associated therein;

(c) Call for the mutual and simultaneous recognition of the parties concerned;

2. Requests the Secretary-General, in consultation with all the parties concerned including the representatives of the Palestinian people, to make proposals to the Security Council designed to achieve by political means the objectives mentioned above, with a view to the recognition of and respect for the existence and security of all.


1. Requests the Secretary-General to report to the Security Council on an urgent and sustained basis not later than _____________ on the status of the implementation of the present resolution;

2. Requests all Member States to co-operate fully with the United Nations Secretariat in the implementation of the present resolution.

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