2559. Question of Oman

The General Assembly, Having considered the question of Oman, Having heard the statement of the petitioner[1] Recalling its resolution 1514 (XV) of 14 December 1960 and all other relevant resolutions, Concerned about the situation in the Territory of Oman, Deploring the refusal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to implement the relevant General Assembly resolutions concerning the Territory,

1. Reaffirms its resolutions 2238 (XXI) of 20 December 1966, 2302 (XXII) of 12 December 1967 and 2424 (XXIII) of 18 December 1968;

2. Reaffirms the inalienable right of the people of Oman to self-determination and to the natural resources of their Territory, as well as their right to dispose of those resources in their best interests;

3. Urges the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to implement fully General Assembly resolution 1514 (XV) and other relevant resolutions;

4. Recommends that the specialized agencies and international institutions concerned should study, within the scope of their activities and in co-operation with the regional organization concerned and through it, the possibilities of extending assistance to meet the educational, technical and health requirements of the people of the Territory;

5. Requests the Secretary-General to intensify, consultation with the Special Committee on the Situation with regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples, the wide dissemination of information about conditions in the Territory;

6. Requests the Special Committee to follow developments in the Territory and to report thereon to the General Assembly at its twenty-fifth session.

1831st plenary meeting,
12 December 1969.

[1] Ibid., 1861st meeting.

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