UNESCO vote to admit Palestine: Who objected?
- at November 1, 2011 in Middle East and UNESCO. 5 Comments
Following is the full count of yesterday's vote at UNESCO to admit Palestine as a member.
No: Australia, Canada, Czech Republic, Germany,
Israel, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Palau, Panama, Samoa, Solomon
Islands, Sweden, United States of America, Vanuatu.
Abstentions: Albania, Andorra, Bahamas, Barbados,
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde,
Colombia, Cook Islands, Côte d'Ivoire, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Fiji,
Georgia, Haiti, Hungary, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kiribati, Latvia,
Liberia, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, Nauru, New Zealand, Papua New
Guinea, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Republic of Moldova,
Romania, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Switzerland, Thailand, Macedonia, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago,
Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Zambia.
Yes: Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Argentina,
Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium,
Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam,
Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Chad, Chile, China, Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba,
Cyprus, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Democratic Republic of
Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador,
Equatorial Guinea, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Greece,
Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Honduras, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran,
Iraq, Ireland, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lao
People's Democratic Republic, Lebanon, Lesotho, Libya, Luxembourg,
Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco,
Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway,
Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Russian Federation,
Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saudi Arabia, Senegal,
Serbia, Seychelles, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka,
Sudan, Suriname, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab
Emirates, United Republic of Tanzania, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela,
Viet Nam, Yemen, Zimbabwe.
Absent: Antigua and Barbuda, Central African
Republic, Comoros, Dominica, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana,
Madagascar, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Confederated States of
Micronesia, Mongolia, Niue, Sao Tome and Principe, Sierra Leone, South
Sudan, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Timor-Leste, Turkmenistan.