UN calls for Russia to pay reparations. How did countries vote? | Russia-Ukraine war News

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The United Nations General Assembly has passed a resolution calling on Russia to be held responsible for violating international law by invading Ukraine.

The resolution, passed on Monday, calls on Russia to make reparations for the damage and loss of life sustained during the conflict.

In his nightly video address, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said: “The reparations that Russia will have to pay … are now part of the international legal reality.”

But Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday that Russia is “categorically against” the proposal, adding that Moscow would do “everything possible” to prevent the West from seizing or “looting” its frozen international reserves. to pay reparations to Ukraine.

A total of 94 of the assembly’s 193 members voted in favor of the resolution on Monday.

Fourteen voted against and 73 countries abstained.

The resolution stated that Russia “should bear the legal consequences of all its internationally wrongful acts, including compensation for injury, including any damages, caused by such acts”.

Here is a breakdown by country of voting in the General Assembly:

Member States that voted against the resolution

B: The Bahamas, Belarus

C: Central African Republic, China, Cuba

D: Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea)

E: Eritrea, Ethiopia

I: Islamic Republic of Iran

M: Mali

N: Nicaragua

R: Russian Federation

S: Syrian Arab Republic

Z: Zimbabwe

Member States that abstained

A: Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia

B: Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Burundi

C: Cambodia, Congo

E: Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini

G: Gabon, Gambia, Grenada, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana

H: Haiti, Honduras

I: India, Indonesia, Iraq, Israel

J: Jamaica, Jordan

K: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan

L: Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Libya

M: Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mongolia, Mozambique

N: Namibia, Nepal, Nigeria

O: Oman

Q: Pakistan

R: Rwanda

S: Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Sierra Leone, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname

T: Tajikistan, Thailand, East Timor, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia

You: Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan

Q: Viet Nam

J: Yemen

Member States that voted in favor of the resolution

A: Afghanistan, Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria

B: Belgium, Benin, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria

C: Canada, Cape Verde, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic

D: Denmark, Djibouti, Dominican Republic

E: Ecuador, Estonia

F: Fiji, Finland, France

G: Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala

H: Hungary

I: Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Ivory Coast

J: Japan

K: Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait

L: Latvia, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg

M: Malawi, Maldives, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mexico, Micronesia, Monaco, Montenegro, Myanmar

N: Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Niger, North Macedonia, Norway

P: Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal

Q: Qatar

R: Republic of Korea (South Korea), Republic of Moldova, Romania

S: Samoa, San Marino, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland

T: Togo, Tuvalu, Turkey

You: Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay

Q: Vanuatu

Z: Zambia

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Christopher Brito is a social media producer and trending writer for The Valley Voice, with a focus on sports and stories related to race and culture.

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