Syria, Belarus, North Korea, Zimbabwe: who voted against the UN resolution on Crimea

On 19 December, the UN General Assembly voted for a resolution on human rights in Russia-annexed Crimea.

The resolution was supported by 70 member countries of the UN, 76 – abstained, 26 voted against.

Among those who were against it, of course, Russia, which occupied the Peninsula. Against the resolution voted Belarus, which together with Russia is part of the Union state. Among the former countries of the USSR against the Crimean resolution voted Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

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Against the resolution on human rights in Crimea voted also the same countries that are under sanctions or criticism of the violation of human rights: Cuba, North Korea, Eritrea, Myanmar, Syria, Venezuela.

Against the resolution voted Bolivia, Burundi, Cambodia, China, India, Iran, Nicaragua, Philippines, Series, South Africa, Sudan, Uganda and Zimbabwe.

We will remind, in the evening of December 19, Kyiv time , the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution on human rights in Russia-annexed Crimea. The resolution is aimed at preventing impunity for crimes committed in the occupied Peninsula, explains the foreign Ministry of Ukraine. In particular, condemns the occupation of the Crimea, the illegal imposition of its laws and administration in the Crimea by the Russian Federation, the forcible transfer of the population from Ukrainian to Russian citizenship. The document calls on Russia to immediately stop arrests and discrimination, which previously received messages.

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