United Nations Security Council Resolution 389

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Adopted by 12 votes to none, with 2 abstentions (Japan, United States of America, by the Security Council at its 1914th meeting, on 22 April 1976

Recalling its resolution 384(1975) of 22 December 1975,

Having considered the report of the Secretary-General of 12 March 1976,

Having heard the statements of representatives of the people of East Timor,

Reaffirming the inalienable right of the people of East Timor to self-determination and independence in accordance with the principles of the Charter of the United Nations and the Declaration of the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples, contained in General Assembly resolution 1514(XV) of 14 December 1960,

Believing that all efforts should be made to create conditions that will enable the people of East Timor to exercise freely their right to self-determination,

Noting that the question of East Timor is before the General Assembly,

Conscious of the urgent need to bring an end to the continued situation of tension in East Timore,

Taking note of the statement by the representative of Indonesia,

1. Call upon all States to respect the territorial integrity of East Timore, as well as the inalienable right of its people to self-determination in accordance with General Assembly resolution 1514(XV);

2. Calls upon the Government of Indonesia to withdraw without further delay all its forces from the Territory;

23. Requests the Secretary-General to have his Special Representative continue the assignment entrusted to him under paragraph 5 of Security Council Resolution 384(1975) and pursue consultations with the parties concerned;

4. Further requests the Secretary-General to follow the implementation of the present resolution and submit a report to the Security Council as soon as possible;

5. Calls upon all States and other parties concerned to co-operate fully with the United Nations to achieve a peaceful solution to the existing situation and to facilitate the decolonization of the Territory;

6. Decides to remain seized of the situation.

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