Passed on 11 May 1949 by the United Nations General Assembly, this resolution allowed Israel to become a member of the UN. There were 37 votes for, 12 against, and 9 abstentions, as follows: In favor: Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Byelorussian SSR, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, France, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Iceland, Liberia, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Ukrainian SSR, Union of South Africa, USSR, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Yugoslavia. Against: Afghanistan, Burma, Egypt, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Yemen. Abstaining: Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, El Salvador, Greece, Sweden, Thailand (Siam), Turkey, United Kingdom.
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