UN Committee approves resolution on Kashmiris self-determination

23 Nov, 2016 10:14 am

NEW YORK (92 News) – The United Nations General Assembly Committee has on Wednesday unanimously approved a resolution sponsored by Pakistan reaffirming the realization of the right of peoples to self-determination was a fundamental condition for the guarantee of human rights.

The resolution is expected to come up for General Assembly’s endorsement next month. Resolution, co-sponsored by 72 countries including China, Malaysia, Brazil, Egypt, Iran, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon and South Africa, was adopted without a vote in the 193-member Assembly’s Committee, which deals with social, humanitarian and cultural issues.

The resolution also called on those states responsible to cease immediately their military intervention and occupation of foreign countries and territories, as well as all acts of repression, discrimination, exploitation and maltreatment.





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