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UN Truce Supervision Organization

Definition/Scope: Established to assist the Mediator and the Truce Commission in supervising the observance of the truce in Palestine. Since then, UNTSO has performed various tasks entrusted to it by the Security Council, including the supervision of the General Armistice Agreements of 1949 and the observation of the cease-fire in the Suez Canal area and the Golan Heights following the Arab-Israeli war of June 1967. At present, UNTSO assists and cooperates with UNDOF on the Golan Heights in the Israel-Syria sect



Acronym:

UNTSO

Broader Terms:

UN peacekeeping operation

Related Terms:

Israel
Lebanon
Palestine
Syria
UNSCR 50


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