S/RES/347 (1974)
                                                    24 April 1974

                            RESOLUTION 347 (1974)

            Adopted by the Security Council at its 1769th meeting
                              on 24 April 1974

     The Security Council,

     Having considered the agenda item contained in document

     Having noted the contents of the letters dated 12 and 13 April 1974 from
the Permanent Representative of Lebanon (S/11263 and S/11264) and the letter
dated 11 April 1974 from the Permanent Representative of Israel (S/11259),

     Having heard the statements of the Foreign Minister of Lebanon and of the
representative of Israel,

     Recalling its previous relevant resolutions,

     Deeply disturbed at the continuation of acts of violence,

     Gravely concerned that such acts might endanger efforts now taking place to
bring about a just and lasting peace in the Middle East,

     1.  Condemns Israel's violation of Lebanon's territorial integrity and
sovereignty and calls once more on the Government of Israel to refrain from
further military actions and threats against Lebanon;

     2.  Condemns all acts of violence, especially those which result in the
tragic loss of innocent civilian life, and urges all concerned to refrain from
any further acts of violence;

     3.  Calls upon all Governments concerned to respect their obligations under
the Charter of the United Nations and international law;

     4.  Calls upon Israel forthwith to release and return to Lebanon the
abducted Lebanese civilians;

     5.  Calls upon all parties to refrain from any action which might endanger
negotiations aimed at achieving a just and lasting peace in the Middle East.