The UN General Assembly supported a resolution on aggression against Ukraine: Russia was called to stop fighting

Ivan Boyko 19:10, 02.03.22 UNIAN

Five UN member states opposed the resolution.

UN General Assembly supports resolution on Russia's aggression against Ukraine / photo General Assembly supports resolution on Russia’s aggression against Ukraine / photo

The United Nations General Assembly has supported the Aggression Against Ukraine resolution, which calls on the Russian Federation to cease hostilities against Ukraine and withdraw all Russian troops from Ukrainian territory, including Crimea and Donbas.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, the resolution was supported during an extraordinary special session of the UN General Assembly in New York.

In particular, 141 UN member states voted in favor, 5 against and 35 abstained. The only countries to vote no in support of Moscow were Belarus, North Korea, Eritrea and Syria. Longstanding allies Cuba and Venezuela joined China in abstaining.

The text of the resolution states that Russia has committed aggression against Ukraine.

In this regard, there is a demand for Russia to cease fire and withdraw Russian troops from the territory of Ukraine within its internationally recognized borders, ie including the Crimea and Donbass.

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