TitleRespect for the principles of national sovereignty and non-interference in the internal affairs of States in their electoral processes : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Reiterates that all peoples have the right, freely and without external interference, to determine their political status and to pursue their economic, social and cultural development, and that every State has the duty to respect that right in accordance with the provisions of the Charter; appeals to all States to abstain from financing or providing, directly or indirectly, any other form of overt or covert support for political parties or groups and from taking actions to undermine the electoral processes in any country; condemns any act of armed aggression or threat or use of force against peoples, their elected Governments or their legitimate leaders; declares that only the total eradication of apartheid and the establishment of a non-racial, democratic society based on majority rule, through the full and free exercise of adult suffrage by all the people in a united and non-fragmented South Africa, can lead to a just and lasting solution to the explosive situation in South Africa; calls upon the Commission on Human Rights, at its 46th session, to give priority to the review of the fundamental factors that negatively affect the observance of the principle of national sovereignty and non-interference in the internal affairs of States in their electoral processes, and to report to the General Assembly at its 45th session, through the Economic and Social Council.
Adopted at the 82nd plenary meeting, 15 Dec. 1989. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 44th session, Volume 1, 19 September-29 December 1989. - A/44/49. - 1990. - p. 225-226. - (GAOR, 44th sess., Suppl. no. 49).