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Ukraine war

U.N. votes 141-5 to call for Russian withdrawal from Ukraine

China, India, Vietnam and 32 other members abstain; Myanmar votes in favor

Australian Ambassador to the U.N. Mitch Fifield speaks during the 11th emergency special session of the 193-member U.N. General Assembly.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- The United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly adopted a resolution that "deplores in the strongest terms" Russia's "aggression" toward Ukraine.

The resolution, which was supported by 141 countries including the U.S. and Japan calls on Russia to "immediately, completely and unconditionally withdraw all of its military forces from the territory of Ukraine within its internationally recognized borders."

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