funds for anti-Israel purposes, passed with 96 votes in favor, 13 against and 64 abstentions
. The United States, Israel, Australia, Canada, Moldova, Hungary, Honduras, Guatemala, and others voted against it.
By a recorded vote of 158 in favor to 5 against (Canada, Israel, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, United States), with 7 abstentions
(Australia, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Guatemala, Palau, Rwanda, Solomon Islands), the draft resolution "Operations of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East" was approved.
His motion to take 'no action' on the amendment was defeated by a vote of 59-78, with 26 abstentions
, allowing the U.S.
Radev, a nominee of center-right party Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GERB) and right-wing formation the Reformist Bloc, was backed by 130 MPs, with 16 votes against and 34 abstentions
The provision was retained by a vote of 166 in favour and three abstentions
from France, Pakistan and the UK.
The resolution regarding "Jerusalem" with 144 votes in favor to 6 against, with 10 abstentions
Bishops supported the proposal by 37 to two with one abstention
, the clergy voted 162 clergy to 25 against with four abstentions
and lay members backed it by 152 to 45 with five abstentions
In the House of Clergy, 162 votes were in favour and 25 against while there were four abstentions
. ( ANI )
Although some polls have predicted the abstention
rate will fall between 35 and 40 per cent, other pollsters, while emphasising how difficult abstentions
are to predict, suggest it could reach as high as 53 per cent.
The votes were: in Favour: 27, Against: 6, and Abstentions
According to dpa, there were 379 votes in favour, 212 against and 2 abstentions