East Timor, which was seen in the news, was recognized by the UN in which year?
Answer with explanationAnswer: Option B
East Timor, also known as Timor Leste, which has recently held its presidential election, was officially recognized by the United Nations in the year 2002.
East Timor is situated in the eastern half of Timor Island, while the western half of the island is part of Indonesia. The territory was colonized by Portugal in the 18th century and when the Portuguese withdrew in 1975, Indonesia invaded and annexed East Timor as its 27th province till 2002.