Turkey in the UN General Assembly voted for the anti-Russian resolution on Crimea

The UN General Assembly voted overwhelmingly for the Ukrainian resolution on Crimea. In document resolution including placed a call to Russia “to cease to infringe on the rights of the Crimean people”.

As reported, the resolution was adopted on December 19. The document, which was prepared by the Ukrainian side was supported by 70 countries, including EU countries, Canada, USA, Turkey and Japan. Voted against – 26. 77 abstained.

In particular, the document drawn up by Ukraine calls upon the Russian authorities “to put an immediate end” all cases of alleged human rights abuses. Also there is the persistent requirement to cancel the decision of the Supreme court of the Russian Federation on the recognition of extremist organization “the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people”.

Photo: Li Muzi / Globallookpress