Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Special Committee on Decolonization Calls on United States, in Consensus Text, to Speed up Process Allowing Puerto Rico to Exercise Self-Determination

Special Committee on Decolonization Calls on United States, in Consensus Text, to Speed up Process Allowing Puerto Rico to Exercise Self-Determination


20 June 2011
General Assembly
GA/COL/3224

Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York
Special Committee on
Decolonization
4th & 5th Meetings (AM & PM)


SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON DECOLONIZATION CALLS ON UNITED STATES, IN CONSENSUS TEXT,



TO SPEED UP PROCESS ALLOWING PUERTO RICO TO EXERCISE SELF-DETERMINATION



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