UN Jerusalem resolution: How each country voted

A country breakdown of the General Assembly vote rejecting US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

    Nearly 130 member states voted in favour of the resolution [UN/Al Jazeera]
    Nearly 130 member states voted in favour of the resolution [UN/Al Jazeera]

    The United Nations General Assembly has voted by a huge majority to declare a unilateral US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital "null and void".

    At an emergency session of the General Assembly on Thursday, 128 countries voted in favour of a resolution rejecting US President Donald Trump's controversial decision on December 6.

    Nine countries voted against, while 35 abstained.

    Trump had earlier threatened to cut aid to UN members who would vote against his decision.

    Here is a country breakdown of the General Assembly vote:

    Member states that voted in favour of the resolution

    A: 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

    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

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera News


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