Member States adopt resolution condemning annexation of Crimea

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Member States of the United Nations have adopted a resolution condemning the annexation of the Ukrainian region of Crimea by the Russian Federation.

100 countries voted for the resolution with 11 against; 58 abstained.

The text that was adopted affirms the "commitment to the sovereignty, political independence, unity and territorial integrity of Ukraine within its internationally recognized borders".

Stephanie Coutrix reports.

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