KYIV (QHA) -

Only 25 countries voted against the updated resolution on human rights in the occupied Crimea during the voting of the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly.

This list includes: Armenia, Belarus, Bolivia, Burundi, Cambodia, China, Cuba, North Korea, Eritrea, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nicaragua, Philippines, Russia, Serbia, South Africa, Syria, Sudan, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, and Zimbabwe.

QHA reported that Iryna Herashchenko, Vice-Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine stated on her Facebook page that Belarus had stabbed "the second knife in the back of Ukraine" during the voting of the Third UN Committee for the resolution.

Reportedly, On 14 November, at the meeting of the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly, an updated draft resolution on human rights in the annexed Crimea was adopted. 71 countries favored the adoption of the document, 25 were against and 77 abstained, as a result of voting,

Earlier, Refat Chubarov, the Head of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people noted that the decision of the Third Committee of the United Nations to tighten the resolution on human rights in the annexed Crimea is another slap in the face of Russia, as the contents of the document became more stringent, compared with the previous version. 

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