UNGA overwhelmingly condemns Russia for its move to annex four regions of Ukraine

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The United Nations General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to condemn Russia’s attempts to annex four regions of Ukraine.

The resolution was supported by 143 countries, while 35 states – including China and India-abstained.

Beside, Russia, four the countries rejected the vote, including Belarus, North Korea, Syria and Nicaragua.

Although symbolic, it was the highest number of votes against Russia since the invasion.

Last week, in a grand ceremony in the Kremlin, President Vladimir Putin signed documents to make the eastern Ukrainian regions of Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia and Kherson part of Russia after a  referendums, that was denounced by the West.

Source: Radio Pakistan