The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has adopted a resolution suspending Russia’s participation in the Human Rights Council.
93 States voted for the resolution. Against — 24. Abstained — 58. The UN explained that Russia will retain its place in the HRC, but will not have the right to vote and the right to speak.
Two-thirds of the votes of the meeting participants were required for the adoption of the document. Those who decided to abstain were not taken into account. In total, 117 delegations made a decision “for” or “against.”