UN Operation in the Congo

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UN Operation in the Congo

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In Africa, the United Nations was assisting the former Italian colonies of Libya, Eritrea and Somaliland to achieve independence. Through the Trusteeship System and the Charter provisions relating to other Non-Self-Governing Territories, the United Nations
offered the Administering Powers and the peoples under their jurisdiction the best opportunity for peaceful progress towards co-operation for mutual welfare.

By resolution 289 A (IV), adopted at the fourth session on 17 November 1950, the Genera


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