United Nations General Assembly Resolution 2758

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United Nations General Assembly Resolution 2758  (1971) 
the UN General Assembly
adopted on October 25, 1971, replaced the Nationalist Republic of China (Taiwan) (ROC) with the Communist People's Republic of China (PRC) as the sole representative of China in the United Nations.

See also Need to review General Assembly resolution 2758 from 8th July 1998.

2758 (XXVI). Restoration of the lawful rights of the People's Republic of China in the United Nations

The General Assembly,

Recalling the principles of the Charter of the United Nations,

Considering the restoration of the lawful rights of the People's Republic of China is essential both for the protection of the Charter of the United Nations and for the cause that the United Nations must serve under the Charter,

Recognizing that the representatives of the Government of the People's Republic of China are the only lawful representatives of China to the United Nations and that the People's Republic of China is one of the five permanent members of the Security Council,

Decides to restore all its rights to the People's Republic of China and to recognize the representatives of its Government as the only legitimate representatives of China to the United Nations, and to expel forthwith the representatives of Chiang Kai-shek from the place which they unlawfully occupy at the United Nations and in all the organizations related to it.

1976th plenary meeting,
25 October 1971.

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