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Record U.N. Vote Against U.S. Embargo on Cuba

For the 12th straight year, the U.N. General Assembly voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday against Washington’s four-decade old economic embargo against Cuba that Havana sees as tantamount to “genocide.” The annual roasting of the United States by friends and adversaries alike was approved by a record vote of 179 to 3 with two abstentions on the resolution urging Washington to end the trade and travel sanctions. Opposing the resolution were the United States, Israel and the Marshall Islands while Morocco and Micronesia abstained. Similar resolutions have been adopted by increasing majorities each year since 1992. Last year’s vote was 173 to 3 with four abstentions. The resolutions are not mandatory but express the will of the international community. Full Story

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