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CHAPTER 6: Section 9 Changes

Resolution passed by minimum number of affirmative votes

5 July 2015

On 22 May 2015, the Security Council adopted resolution 2220 (2015) on small arms and light weapons by nine affirmative votes, the minimum number required by Article 27(3) of the UN Charter . . .

Vote on Ukraine/Crimea in context of Article 27(3)

Updated on 26 December 2017

At a meeting convened on 15 March 2014, the Russian Federation vetoed draft resolution S/2014/189, by which the Security Council would have declared that a referendum to be held the following day “can have no validity, and cannot form the basis for any alteration of the status of Crimea” . . .

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