866 ংলাদেশের স্বাধীনতা যুদ্ধ দলিলপত্রঃ ত্রয়োদশ খন্ড শিরোনাম সূত্র তারিখ ংলাদেশ প্রশ্নে জাতিসংঘ সাধারণ জাতিসংঘ ডকুমেন্টস সেপ্টেম্বর-অক্টোবর, ১৯৭১ পরিষদের বিতর্কের সারাংশ REFERENCES TO BANGLADESH-SUMMARY In the U.N. General Assembly, 117 countries participated in the General Debate, out of which 55 countries excluding India and Pakistan referred to Bangladesh in their statements. These references can be classified under the following six categories: (i) Twenty-four countries stated that the problem should be tackled from the humanitarian point of view and made no reference to political aspect of the problem : Argentina, Australia, Chile, China (Taiwan), Egypt, Ghana, Jamaica, Japan, Laos, Liberia, Libya, Mexico, Madagascar, the Netherlands, Nicaragua, Syria, Thailand, Tanzania, Turkey, Uganda, Uruguay, Yemen (Aden), Yemen (Sanaa) and Zambia. (ii) Eight countries stated that the primary concern should be from the humanitarian point of view and called for the restoration of normalcy in East Bengal as a prerequisite for the return of refugees, etc.: Afghanistan, Ceylon (" accelerated democratic and constitutional procedures"), Ecuador Finland, Italy, Nepal, the U.K. ("a return to Civil Government") and Yugoslavia. (iii)Fourteen countries, part fifteen expressing humanitarian Concern specifically stated that a Political solution should be evolved to meet the situation in East Bengal : Austria, Belgium (also added to category iv), Cyprus ("humanitarian problem has roots in political situation and the Secretary-General has put the proper emphasis on this issue"), France, Guyana, Ireland, Malta (referred to a solution "based essentially on political accommodation"), Mongolia (" situation in East Pakistan should be settled by political means in accordance with the interests of its Population), New Zealand ("durable, political settlement"). Norway, Poland (called upon Pakistan adopt measures, "to reach an appropriate political settlement of the crisis situation in East Pakistan"), Sweden, U.S. A. and the U.S.S.R. (iv) Five countries, while acknowledging the humanitarian aspect of the problem, stated that it should be settled between India and Pakistan with or without the assistance of the U.N.: Algeria, Indonesia, Iran, Lebanon, Sierra Leone, and Belgium (Primarily added in category iii).