UNGA passes Pakistan’s resolution on right to self-determination

22 Nov, 2016 9:32 am

NEW YORK (92 News) – The UN General Assembly has unanimously passed a Pakistan-sponsored resolution reaffirming that the universal realization of the right of people to self-determination is a fundamental condition for the effective guarantee and observance of human rights.

The resolution, co-sponsored by 72 countries, was adopted without a vote in the 193-member Assembly’s Third Committee, which deals with social, humanitarian and cultural issues.

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