United Nations Security Council Resolution 1999

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UN Security Council
Resolution 1999
South Sudan
Date 13 July 2011
Meeting no. 6,582
Code S/RES/1999 (Document)
Subject Admission of new Members to the UN: South Sudan
Result Adopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

United Nations Security Council Resolution 1999 was adopted without a vote on 13 July 2011 after examining the application of the Republic of South Sudan for membership into the United Nations. The Council recommended to the General Assembly that South Sudan be admitted.[1]

The resolution was adopted following a request from South Sudan President Salva Kiir.[2] South Sudan would become the 193rd member of the United Nations.[3]

See also


  1. ^ "Security Council recommends admission of Republic of South Sudan as United Nations member". United Nations. 13 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "Security Council backs South Sudan in U.N." United Press International. 13 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "UN council votes for S Sudan as newest member". Al Jazeera. 13 July 2011. 

External links

  • Text of the Resolution at undocs.org
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