United Nations General Assembly condemns Russian invasion of Ukraine 141-5

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United Nations General Assembly condemns Russian invasion of Ukraine 141-5
The United Nations voted to condemn Russia's "aggression" against Ukraine 141-5, with 35 abstentions. Israel voted in favor.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Published: MARCH 2, 2022

Israel was among 141 countries to condemn Russia’s “aggression” against Ukraine in the UN General Assembly Wednesday and was among the dozens who co-sponsored the resolution. Five countries opposed the UN-backed resolution: Russia, Syria, North Korea, Eritrea and Belarus. Of the UN’s 193 member states, 35 abstained including China, Cuba, India and Iran. Twelve were absent. After the resolution’s passage, Ambassador Gilad Erdan stood with the diplomats in the room who burst into applause. US President Joe Biden applauded the decision on Wednesday night, saying the condemnation "demonstrates the extent of global outrage at Russia's horrific assault on a sovereign neighbor and showcases unprecedented global unity.

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