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Editorial Note

The United Nations Security Council concluded its discussion of the Korean question for the year 1950 at its 530th meeting on November 30 from 3 to 6:35 p. m.; for the record, see U.N. document S/PV.530. The Council’s 529th session, which was held on the same day from 10:45 a. m. to 1:15 p. m., was taken up solely with French and English translations of Mr. Malik’s statement made on the previous day.

At the 530th meeting, the following voting action took place:

(1)
the Council rejected the draft resolution (S/1757) submitted by the Soviet delegate on September 2 condemning the United States for aggression against Taiwan (see volume VI, pages 476 ff.) by a vote of 9 to 1 (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics), with the Indian Representative not participating because of lack of instructions from Ins government;
(2)
the Council rejected the draft resolution (S/1921) submitted by the representative of the People’s Republic of China on November 28 (see editorial note, page 1249) by an identical vote;
(3)
the Council failed to adopt the six-power draft resolution (S/1894) submitted on November 19 (see editorial note, page 1126) because of the Soviet veto, the vote being 9 in favor to 1 opposed (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics), with India not participating.