UN General Assembly Condemns Syrian Violence
(NEW YORK) -- The UN General Assembly Thursday voted in favor of a resolution in support of the Arab League to call for Syrian President Bashar Assad to step down. The resolution also denounced violation against the human rights of Syrians.
The resolution passed with 137 votes in favor, 12 no votes and 17 abstentions. The vote tally could change, since at least three countries complained they were not able to register their electronic votes properly.
Iran, Venezuela, Cuba, North Korea, Russia, China were among the countries voting against the resolution.
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