UNGA urges US to end Cuba embargo | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, November 03, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:06 AM, November 03, 2018

UNGA urges US to end Cuba embargo

The United Nations General Assembly overwhelmingly adopted its 27th annual resolution calling for an end to the US economic embargo on Cuba after a failed bid by Washington to amend the text to push Cuba to improve its human rights record. The UN vote can carry political weight, but only the US Congress can lift the more than 50-year-old embargo. The United States and Israel voted against the resolution, 189 countries voted in favor and Ukraine and Moldova did not vote.

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