Regulation: Article 2 the UN Charter.
- Sovereign equality of Member States of the UN.
- The ban on the threat of use of force.
- Peaceful settlement of disputes, which are extended to all members of the international community.
UN 1970 Declaration on Friendly relations (resolution 2625- XXV)
Considering that the progressive development and codification of the following principles:
1.The principle that States shall refrain in their international relations from the threat or use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence of any State, or in any other manner inconsistent with the purposes of the United Nations,
2.The principle that States shall settle their international disputes by peaceful means in such a manner that international peace and security and justice are not endangered,
3.The duty not to intervene in matters within the domestic jurisdiction of any State, in accordance with the Charter,
4.The duty of States to co-operate with one another in accordance with the Charter,
5.The principle of equal rights and self-determination of peoples,
6.The principle of sovereign equality of States,
7.The principle that States shall fulfil in good faith the obligations assumed by them in accordance with the Charter, so as to secure their more effective application within the international community, would promote the realization of the purposes of the United Nations,
This list is considered as numerus clausus, that is, a closed list.