The United Nations on Thursday (Dec 21) voted overwhelmingly in favour for a motion rejecting the United States’ decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

The 193-member General Assembly adopted the motion by 128 to nine with 35 abstentions.

Singapore was among the countries that voted in favour.

Here is how each country voted:

IN FAVOUR

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan

Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi

Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Chad, Chile, China, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Cote D’Ivoire, Cuba, Cyprus

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica

Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia

Finland, France

Gabon, Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guinea, Guyana

Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy

Japan, Jordan

Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan

Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg

Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique

Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway

Oman

Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Portugal

Qatar

Republic of Korea, Russia

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Syrian Arab Republic

Tajikistan, Thailand, The FYR Macedonia, Tunisia, Turkey

United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United Republic of Tanzania, Uruguay, Uzbekistan

Venezuela, Vietnam

Yemen

Zimbabwe

AGAINST

Guatemala, Honduras, Israel, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Togo, United States

ABSTAINED

Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Benin, Bhutan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cameroon, Canada, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Haiti, Hungary, Jamaica, Kiribati, Latvia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Rwanda, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu

Source: CNA/nc

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