TitleQuestion of American Samoa : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Calls upon the Government of the United States, as the administering Power, to take all necessary steps, taking into account the rights, interests and wishes of the people of American Samoa as expressed freely in conditions leading to real self-determination, to expedite the process of decolonization of the Territory; calls upon the administering Power to respond favourably to the request of the Samoan people to appoint the Chief Justice and other members of the judiciary of the Territory themselves, and to intensify its efforts to strengthen and diversify the economy of the Territory and to make it more viable; urges the administering Power, in co-operation with the territorial Government, to safeguard the inalienable right of the people of the Territory to the enjoyment of their natural resources; urges the administering Power to continue to facilitate close relations and co-operation between the peoples of American Samoa and the neighbouring island communities.
Adopted at the 52nd plenary meeting, 31 Oct. 1986. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 41st session, 16 September-19 December 1986. - A/41/53. - 1987. - p. 234-235.- (GAOR, 41st sess., Suppl. no. 53).