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 consider favourably the expressed request of the people of American Samoa to appoint the Chief Justice and other members of the judiciary of the Territory themselves; urges the administering Power to safeguard the inalienable right of the people of American Samoa to the enjoyment of their natural resources; urges the administering Power to continue to promote close relations between the people of the Territory and the neighbouring island communities and to facilitate co-operation between the Government of American Samoa and the regional institutions in order to enhance the economic and social welfare of the people of the Territory.
Adopted at the 92nd plenary meeting, 4 Dec. 1987. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 42nd session, Volume 1, 15 September-21 December 1987. - A/42/49. - 1988. - p. 254. - (GAOR, 42nd sess., Suppl. no. 49).