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Souveraineté permanente du peuple palestinien sur les ressources naturelles - Vote de l'AG - Communiqué de presse (extraits) Français
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Source: Department of Public Information (DPI)
22 December 2011


General Assembly
GA/11200

              Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Sixty-sixth General Assembly
Plenary
91st Meeting (PM)


EFFECTS OF GLOBAL CRISES ON POOR COUNTRIES, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

FEATURE AS AS GENERAL ASSEMBLY CONSIDERS REPORTS OF SECOND COMMITTEE

Four Recorded Votes Requested as Delegates Adopt 46 Texts in Total


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By a final recorded vote, the Assembly again adopted a text demanding that Israel stop exploiting, damaging, depleting and endangering natural resources in occupied Arab lands, recognizing the right of the Palestinian and other Arab peoples to claim restitution for such illegal actions.  The text — adopted by a recorded vote of 167 in favour to 7 against (Canada, Israel, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, United States), with 6 abstentions (Australia, Cameroon, El Salvador, Côte d’Ivoire, Panama, Tonga) — also called on Israel to stop harming the environment and infrastructure systems in territories under its occupation.  (Annex IV)

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Action on Second Committee Reports

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Moving on to the Committee’s report on the permanent sovereignty of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and of the Arab population in the occupied Syrian Golan over their natural resources (document A/66/449), the Assembly adopted the related draft by a recorded vote of 167 in favour to 7 against (Canada, Israel, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, United States), with 6 abstentions (Australia, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, El Salvador, Panama, Tonga).  (Annex IV)


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ANNEX IV


Vote on Permanent Sovereignty

The draft resolution on permanent sovereignty of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and of the Arab population in the occupied Syrian Golan over their natural resources (document A/66/449) was adopted by a recorded vote of 167 in favour to 7 against, with 6 abstentions, as follows:

In favour:  Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of Korea, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Timor-Leste, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United Republic of Tanzania, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Viet Nam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Against:  Canada, Israel, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated States of), Nauru, Palau, United States.

Abstain:  Australia, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, El Salvador, Panama, Tonga.

Absent:  Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gambia, Ghana, Kiribati, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Seychelles, South Sudan, Vanuatu.


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