November 29, 2004

Today / November 29

by PG

Today in United Nations History - In 1947, the General Assembly votes to partition Palestine between Arabs and Jews; in 1950, North Korean and Chinese troops force a desperate retreat of UN forces from North Korea; in 1982, the General Assembly passes Resolution 37/37, stating that Soviet forces should withdraw from Afghanistan; in 1990, the Security Council passes Resolution 678, authorizing military intervention in Iraq if that nation did not withdraw its forces from Kuwait and free all foreign hostages by January 15, 1991.

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