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World UN Resolution on Jerusalem: How Nigeria, Other Countries Voted


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The United Nations General Assembly has rejected the United State's decision to recognize Jersualem as the capital of Israel.

The UN voted 128 to nine, with 35 abstentions, a motion rejecting the US decision.

Nigeria, part of the United Nations was part of the members that voted against United States'-Trup decision.

Here are Member-states that voted in favour:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan
B : Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi
C : Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Chad, Chile, China, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Cote d'Ivoire, Cuba, Cyprus, Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica
E : Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia
F : Finland, France
G: Gabon, Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada,
Guinea, Guyana
I : Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy
J : Japan, Jordan
K : Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan
L : Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania,
Luxembourg
M :Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique
N: Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua,
Niger, Nigeria, Norway
O: Oman
P : Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Portugal
Q: Qatar
R : Republic of Korea (South Korea), Russia
S: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria
T: Tajikistan, Thailand, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Tunisia, Turkey
U : United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United Republic of Tanzania, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
V : Venezuela, Vietnam
Y: Yemen
Z: Zimbabwe

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Member states that voted against the resolution


G: Guatemala
H : Honduras
I : Israel
M : Marshall Islands, Micronesia
N : Nauru
P : Palau
T: Togo
U : United States

Member states that abstained

A: Antigua-Barbuda, Argentina, Australia
B : Bahamas, Benin, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina
C : Cameroon, Canada, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic
D : Dominican Republic
E : Equatorial Guinea
F : Fiji
H : Haiti, Hungary
J : Jamaica
K : Kiribati
L : Latvia, Lesotho
M : Malawi, Mexico
P : Panama, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland
R : Romania, Rwanda
S: Solomon Islands, South Sudan
T: Trinidad-Tobago, Tuvalu
U : Uganda
V : Vanuatu
 
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