India abstains from UNSC procedural vote

India abstains from UNSC procedural vote

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February 28, 2022

India abstained from a procedural vote taken in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to call for a rare special emergency session of the UN General Assembly on Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, even as New Delhi welcomed Moscow and Kyiv’s decision to hold talks at the Belarus border.

New Delhi, 28 February 2022

As per news report of The Indian Express, the resolution was adopted with 11 votes in favour, paving the way for the General Assembly to meet on the crisis as soon as Monday night (India time) or Tuesday morning. India, China and the UAE abstained, while Russia voted against the resolution.This will be only the 11th such emergency session of the General Assembly since 1950. The 15-nation Security Council met early Monday to hold the vote on the emergency special session of the 193-member General Assembly on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Source - The Indian Express


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