Sri Lanka abstain on UN vote against Russia

Sri Lanka on Tuesday abstained in the UN General Assembly on a draft resolution calling for Russia  to be held accountable for violations of international law by its invasion of Ukraine The draft resolution titled ‘Furtherance of remedy and reparation for aggression against Ukraine’, introduced by Ukraine was adopted on Monday with 14 against and 73 abstentions including India, Bangladesh, Bhutan Egypt Pakistan and South Africa.

Belarus, China, Cuba,North Korea, Iran,Syria voted against the resolution

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