UN adopts Ukrainian resolution on human rights in Crimea

17.11.2018, Washington.

On November 16, the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly adopted yet another draft resolution on human rights in Crimea proposed by Kiev, RIA Novosti reported.

UN has adopted this kind of a resolution on Crimea for three years in a row. The resolution focuses on alleged human rights violations in the Republic of Crimea. This time, 67 states voted for and 26 voted against the resolution; 82 abstained. It is noteworthy that the number of states that abstained is higher this year.

In the previous two years, 60 states supported the Ukrainian resolution, and 26 states rejected it. Only the number of those that abstained varied. 77 states abstained the first year, and 76 the second year. The majority of countries that support Ukraine in the UN include the USA and most of the EU.

Source: Rossa Primavera News Agency

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