ON March 2, 2022, the United Nations held an emergency session.
The emergency session of the UN comes amid Putin’s invasion of Ukraine.
Who voted against the UN resolution?
On Wednesdays, a total of 141 of the 193 member states voted for the resolution.
However, 35 countries abstained and a total of five countries voted against the resolution.
The emergency session involved voting against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and calling for the immediate withdrawal of forces.
The following countries voted in favor of Moscow: Belarus, North Korea, Eritrea and Syria.
The following US allies, Cuba and Nicaragua, joined China in abstaining.
The The UN resolution states that that the United Nations: “expressed in the strongest terms the aggression of the Russian Federation towards Ukraine.”
It also demanded that “the Russian Federation immediately cease using force against Ukraine” and “immediately, completely and unconditionally withdraw all of its military forces.”
What is the United Nations?
The United Nations is an intergovernmental organization.
Their ultimate goal is to maintain international peace and security.
The organization was founded on October 24, 1945 in Sanfrancisco, California.
Now the head office is located in New York City, New York.
It was established as the Second World War was coming to an end in 1945, when the nations wanted peace after being left in ruins.
“Representatives from 50 countries gathered at the United Nations Conference on International Organizations in San Francisco, California from April 25 to June 26, 1945,” the official website states.
This resulted in them signing and creating the Charter of the United Nations, creating a new international organization, the United Nations.
What countries make up the United Nations?
There are many countries and states that make up the United Nations.
As of now, there are a total of 193 member countries create organization.
Some of the members include:
- United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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