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# Chagos Islands

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'Illegal colonial occupant': UK criticised for ignoring UN deadline to return territory to Mauritius
Britain separated the Chagos Islands from its colony Mauritius more than 50 years ago.
The UN has voted 116-6 that the UK should give up control of the Chagos Islands
Resolutions adopted by the General Assembly are not legally binding but they do carry political weight.