▲ Up
 
12:50 23-06-2017
АКИpress CA-News Tazabek Turmush
ADVERTISE WITH US SUBSCRIBE
KazakhstanKyrgyzstanMongoliaTajikistanTurkmenistanUzbekistanWorld
POLITICSBUSINESSINCIDENTSSOCIETYCULTURESPORTANALYSISSCIENCE
Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan abstain from UN resolution on territorial integrity of Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan did not vote
10:48, 28 March 2014, 1564

AKIPRESS.COM - un assembly The United Nations General Assembly adopted a measure underscoring that the mid-March referendum in Crimea that led to the peninsula’s annexation by Russia “has no validity” and that the parties should “pursue immediately a peaceful resolution of the situation,” the UN Press Centre reported Thursday.

100 voted for, 11 against, 58 abstentions. Against the resolution were Armenia, Belarus, Bolivia, Venezuela , Cuba, North Korea, Zimbabwe, Nicaragua, Russia, Syria, and Sudan; abstentions were Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina , Bangladesh, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, China, Comoros, Djibouti, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia , Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Guyana, India, Iraq, Jamaica, Kazakhstan , Kenya , Lesotho , Mali , Mauritania , Mongolia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Pakistan, Paraguay, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, South Africa , South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Swaziland, Uganda, Tanzania, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vietnam.

Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan did not vote.

“The Assembly resolution makes explicit reference to the primacy of the UN Charter’s call for the preservation of the unity and territorial integrity of all UN Member States, and also recalls the 1994 Memorandum on Security Assurances in Connection with Ukraine’s Accession to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, the 1997 Treaty on Friendship, Cooperation and Partnership between Ukraine and Russian, and other bilateral agreements between Ukraine and Russia,” the UN Press Centre said.

The members of the General Assembly reaffirmed their commitment to the sovereignty, political independence, unity and territorial integrity of Ukraine within its internationally recognized borders.

The UN Assembly called for immediate peaceful settlement of the situation in Ukraine via peace talks and direct political dialogue.

It should be noted that in contrast to the decisions taken by the Security Council, the UN General Assembly resolutions are non-regulatory.

un


Full access to all news articles in English

1 month2000 somsubscribe
year20000 somsubscribe
These subscription fees are for private individuals only. Please contact us via phone +996 (312) 900-776 or email info@akipress.org for corporate subscription inquiries
Twitterfacebookprint
LATEST NEWS
12:23 Suicide car bomber kills at least seven in Pakistan's Quetta: police12:19 9 killed as bus overturned in Kazakhstan11:55 Unified rules on transferring quarantineable products in EAEU to come into force on July 111:53 Project on connecting renewable energy resources of Mongolia to regional network to be implemented11:44 Kazakhstan doesn't negotiate on sending troops to Syria — Foreign Minister11:10 MPs present draft amendments allowing renting out of apartments in tourist zones11:04 Father of Rahmon's daughter-in-law dies in road accident10:47 Russia in talks with Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan on sending troops to Syria10:29 Eurasian Media Forum opens in Astana (online)10:25 'I recalled my father during wreath-laying ceremony at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier' - Atambayev10:09 Over 80% of Kyrgyzstanis including smaller number from Issyk-Kul region deliver biometrics — survey09:51 Kyrgyzstan, Bashkortostan vow to bolster tourism industry cooperation09:49 Kyrgyz and Bashkir nations have especially friendly and kinship relations - Head of the Republic of Bashkortostan09:41 Magnitude 3.5 earthquake jolts southern Kyrgyzstan09:28 Head of Bashkortostan speaks for broader economic cooperation with Kyrgyzstan09:25 'Good income is expected next year to budget which should be spent for health sector' – Atambayev18:03 Atambayev: Kyrgyzstan not ready for import substitution yet17:48 Male MPs were absent when Parliament was considering situation of women and girls17:37 NBKR reserves right to conduct procurements at its sole discretion17:24 Oct.5 declared as Disaster Risk Reduction Day in Kyrgyzstan
© AKIpress News Agency - 2001-2017. All rights reserved
Republication of any material is prohibited without a written agreement with AKIpress News Agency. Any citation must be accompanied by a hyperlink to akipress.com.
Our address:
Moskovskaya str. 189, Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic
e-mail: english@akipress.org, akipressenglish@gmail.com;
Tel/Fax: +996(312)90-07-75