This Friday before the UNArgentina voted in favor of a resolution requiring the “immediate withdrawal” of the Russian troops in Ukraine to put an end to the war, thus leaving the text approved with 141 votes in favor, 7 against (Russia, Belarus, North Korea, Eritrea, Nicaragua, Mali and Syria) and 32 abstentions.

Thus, the international community approved the resolution “Principles of the Charter of the United Nations on which a comprehensive, just and lasting peace in Ukraine is based”.

Also, in its resolution sponsored by dozens of countries and in the face of notable abstention from China, the forum of the UN reiterated his “commitment” with “territorial integrity” from Ukraine.


The text requires Russia to “immediately, completely and unconditionally withdraw all its military forces from the territory of Ukraine within its internationally recognized borders”, referring to the territories annexed by Moscow. On the other hand, he also urged the “cessation of hostilities” and “emphasizes the need to achieve a general, just and lasting peace in Ukraine as soon as possible, in accordance with the principles of the United Nations Charter”.

This was the fourth resolution voted on by the general Assembly since the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24 of last year. The previous ones obtained between 140 and 143 votes in favor and five against (Russia, Belarus, North Korea, Eritrea and Syria) while in the third, in October, Eritrea left the group and Nicaragua joined.

A fourth in April, suspended Russia from the Human Rights Council, and obtained 93 votes in favor, 24 against, and 58 abstentions. Among the Latin American countries, Bolivia, Cuba, and El Salvador abstained, while Venezuela was unable to vote due to non-payment of its quota to the organization.