SEVENTY-THIRD SESSION, 55TH & 56TH MEETINGS (AM & PM)
17 DECEMBER 2018
It next turned to the report titled “Right of peoples to self-determination” (document A/73/588), which contained three draft resolutions.
With a vote requested on draft resolution I titled “The right of the Palestinian people to self-determination”, the Assembly adopted that text by a recorded vote of 172 in favour to 6 against (Canada, Israel, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, United States), with 11 abstentions.
By its terms, the Assembly reaffirmed the right of Palestinians to self‑determination, including to an independent State of Palestine, and urge all States and United Nations agencies to continue to support Palestinians in the early realization of that right.
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Document Sources: Department of Public Information (DPI), General Assembly, General Assembly Third Committee (Social Humanitarian and Cultural)
Subject: Agenda Item, Self-determination, Statehood-related
Publication Date: 17/12/2018
URL source: http://www.un.org/press/en/2018/ga12107.doc.htm