XXII. RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED ON THE REPORTS OF THE FOURTH COMMITTEE
2302. Question of Oman
1. Endorses the chapter of the report of the Special Committee on the Situation with regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples relating to the Territory of Oman;
2. Reaffirms the inalienable right of the people of the Territory as a whole to self-determination and independence and recognizes the legitimacy of their struggle to obtain the rights proclaimed in the Charter of the United Nations, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples;
3. Deplores the refusal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to implement with regard to Oman the provisions of resolution 1514 (XV) and of resolutions 2073 (XX) and 2238 (XXI) of the General Assembly;
4. Further deplores the policies of the United Kingdom, which, by installing and strengthening unrepresentative régimes in the Territory without regard for the basic rights of the people, is contravening the relevant General Assembly resolutions;
5. Reaffirms that the natural resources of the Territory of Oman belong to the indigenous population and that the concessions granted to foreign enterprises without the consent of the people constitute a violation of the rights of the people of the Territory;
6. Considers that the military presence of the United Kingdom and the existence of military bases in the Territory constitute a major hindrance to the exercise by the people of their right to self-determination and independence and are prejudicial to peace and security in the region;
7. Calls upon the Government of the United Kingdom to take the necessary measures to implement without delay the provisions of resolution 1514 (XV) and all other relevant General Assembly resolutions;
8. Further calls upon the Government of the United Kingdom to give immediate effect in the Territory to the following measures:
(a) The removal of British troops and military bases;
(b) The cessation of all repressive action against the people of the Territory;
(c) The release of political prisoners and political detainees and the return of political exiles to the Territory;
9. Appeals to all Member States to render all necessary assistance to the people of the Territory in their struggle to obtain freedom and independence;
10. Requests the Special Committee to continue its examination of the situation in the Territory and to consider the establishment of a sub-committee on Oman;
11. Requests the Secretary-General to take, in consultation with the Special Committee, appropriate measures for the implementation of the relevant General Assembly resolutions and to report thereon to the Assembly at its twenty-third session.1627th plenary meeting,
12 December 1967.
 Official Records of the General Assembly, Twenty-second Session, Annexes, addendum to agenda item 23 (A/6700/ Rev.1), chapter XIII.  Ibid., agenda item 70, document A/6909.
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