A total of 18 councillors voted against the resolution, while three councillors abstained from voting in the recorded vote
Through a resolution adopted by a recorded vote
of 128 in favor to nine against (Guatemala, Honduras, Israel, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Togo, and the United States), with 35 abstentions, the 193-member Assembly expressed "deep regret" over recent decisions concerning the status of Jerusalem and stressed that the Holy City "is a final status issue to be resolved through negotiations in line with relevant UN resolutions.
The resolution adopted at an emergency meeting by a recorded vote
of 128 in favor to nine against, with 35 abstentions.
The Committee approved a draft resolution on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation, by a recorded vote
of 173 in favour, to 1 against (Kyrgyzstan), with 3 abstentions (New Zealand, South Africa, Turkey).
Second reading debate continued until 5:29 pm when a recorded vote
was requested on the second reading motion.
A resolution titled "the permanent sovereignty of the Palestinian people in the occupied Palestinian territories including eastern Jerusalem and the Arab residents in the occupied Syrian Golan on their natural recourses" was adopted following a recorded vote
in which 155 states voted for and 8 states voting against including the USA, Canada, South Sudan, Nauru, Palau, Micronesia, the Marshall Islands, and Israel.
The committee is expected to hold a recorded vote
on the measures Thursday.
Observers believe it was O'Brien's call for a recorded vote
in the speaker's race rather than the traditional secret ballot that was his critical mistake.
A draft resolution on achieving a nuclear weaponfree world and accelerating the implementation of nuclear disarmament commitments was adopted in the UN General Assembly session on Tuesday by a recorded vote
of 169 in favour to 7 against with 5 abstentions including by Bhutan and China.
26(Petra)-- The United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday night adopted six draft resolutions by recorded vote
on the question of Palestine and the situation in the Middle East overall.
When a vote is taken on important issues in the council chamber, why not have a recorded vote
so that the public can know how councillors voted?
The bills died in the Budget and Taxation Committee without coming up for a recorded vote