Pakistan votes for Israel for first time

Pakistan has surprised other Muslim nations by voting for a resolution sponsored by Israel in a committee of the UN General Assembly. Most Muslim countries abstained from voting.

Pakistan votes for Israel for first time
Although the resolution sponsored by Israel and European nations related to "agricultural technology for development".

Most Arab envoys said that until the issue of occupied territories was resolved, they couldn't support any Israeli-sponsored resolution.

The resolution was adopted with 118 in favour and 29 abstentions, the Dawn reported.

South Africa voted against the resolution.

No one from the Pakistan mission was available to comment on the vote.


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Güncelleme Tarihi: 13 Aralık 2007, 09:56
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