Decision on Chagos Archipelago

AHG/Dec.159 (XXXVI)


The Assembly:

  1. EXPRESSES CONCERN that the Chagos Archipelago was unilaterally and illegally excised by the colonial power from Mauritius prior to its independence in violation of UN Resolution 1514;

  2. NOTES WITH DISMAY that the bilateral talks between Mauritius and UK on this matter has not yielded any significant progress;

  3. URGES the UK Government to immediately enter into direct and constructive dialogue with Mauritius so as to enable the early return of the sovereignty of Mauritius.

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