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U.N. General Assembly adopts Ukraine aid resolution, criticizes Russia

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By Reuters
U.N. General Assembly adopts Ukraine aid resolution, criticizes Russia
U.N. General Assembly adopts Ukraine aid resolution, criticizes Russia   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2022

UNITEDNATIONS – The 193-member U.N. General Assembly overwhelmingly demanded aid access and civilian protection in Ukraine on Thursday and criticized Russia for creating a “dire” humanitarian situation after Moscow invaded its neighbor one month ago.

The resolution, drafted by Ukraine and allies, received 140 votes in favor and 5 votes against – Russia, Syria, North Korean, Eritrea and Belarus – while 38 countries abstained.

(The story is refiled to fix typo in headline)