S/RES/515 (1982)
                                                               29 July 1982

                            RESOLUTION 515 (1982)

            Adopted by the Security Council at its 2385th meeting
                         held on 29 July 1982

     The Security Council,

     Deeply concerned at the situation of the civilian population of Beirut,

     Referring to the humanitarian principles of the Geneva Conventions of 1949
and to the obligations arising from the regulations annexed to the Hague
Convention of 1907,

     Recalling its resolutions 512 (1982) and 513 (1982),

     1.  Demands that the Government of Israel lift immediately the blocade of
the city of Beirut in order to permit the dispatch of supplies to meet the
urgent needs of the civilian population and allow the distribution of aid
provided by United Nations agencies and by non-governmental organizations,
particularly the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC);

     2.  Requests the Secretary-General to transmit the text of this resolution
to the Government of Israel and keep the Security Council informed of its