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UNITED
NATIONS
A

        General Assembly
Distr.
GENERAL
A/C.4/62/SR.5
29 October 2007

Original: English

Special Political and Decolonization Committee
(Fourth Committee)

Summary record of the 5th meeting
Held at Headquarters, New York, on Thursday, 11 October 2007, at 3 p.m.

Chairman: Mr. Mohamad ............................................. (Sudan)



Contents

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Agenda item 36: Information from Non-Self-Governing Territories transmitted under Article 73 e of the Charter of the United Nations (continued)*

Agenda item 37: Economic and other activities which affect the interests of the peoples of the Non-Self-Governing Territories ( continued)*

Agenda item 38: Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples by the specialized agencies and the international institutions associated with the United Nations ( continued)*

Agenda item 39: Offers by Member States of study and training facilities for inhabitants of Non-Self-Governing Territories ( continued)*

Agenda item 40: Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples ( Territories not covered under other agenda items) (continued)*

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The meeting was called to order at 3.15 p.m.


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Agenda item 36: Information from Non-Self-Governing Territories transmitted under Article 73 e of the Charter of the United Nations (continued ) (A/62/23, chaps. VII and XII, and A/62/67)

Agenda item 37: Economic and other activities which affect the interests of the peoples of the Non-Self-Governing Territories (continued) (A/62/23, chaps. V and XII)

Agenda item 38: Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples by the specialized agencies and the international institutions associated with the United Nations (continued) (A/62/23, chaps. VI and XII, and A/62/65)

Agenda item 39: Offers by Member States of study and training facilities for inhabitants of Non-Self-Governing Territories (continued) (A/62/68 and Add.1)

Agenda item 40: Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples (Territories not covered under other agenda items) ( continued) (A/62/23 and A/62/128)

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48. Mr. Asim Iftikhar Ahmad (Pakistan) ...

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50. Despite the General Assembly’s repeated affirmations that colonialism in any form was incompatible with the Charter of the United Nations, the problem of the subjection of peoples to alien subjugation continued to plague the Middle East and his own region, south Asia. The denial of the right to self-determination of the Palestinian people was the primary impediment to comprehensive peace in the Middle East.

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72. Ms. Ithete (Namibia), ...

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74. ... Her delegation was also concerned about the cycle of violence in the Middle East and the suffering of the Palestinian people under Israeli occupation; the Palestinian people deserved the right to an independent and sovereign State in which they could live in peace.


The meeting rose at 6.15 p.m.



This record is subject to correction. Corrections should be sent under the signature of a member of the delegation concerned within one week of the date of publication to the Chief of the Official Records Editing Section, room DC2-750, 2 United Nations Plaza, and incorporated in a copy of the record.

Corrections will be issued after the end of the session, in a separate corrigendum for each Committee.



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