Impervious horrors of a leeward shore (arpad) wrote,
Impervious horrors of a leeward shore
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United Nations are back in all their splendor

Another non-binding resolution protecting Arafat with almost all UN behind it. And of course EU and Russia proudly vote in favor (There were 133 in favor, four opposed and 15 that abstained. The four voting against were Israel, the United States, Micronesia and the Marshall Islands. Australia, Canada, Kenya and Colombia were among those who abstained)

Well at least EU bothered to add amendment that included a call for the Palestinian Authority to fight terror. Russia too mentioned it. But it looks that all Chechen terrorism did not taught Russia that word "abstain" exist in the political dictionary.

More information is here:
http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2003/ga10152.doc.htm
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