27 March 1996


Press Release
WOM/917/



COMMISSION ON STATUS OF WOMEN CONDEMNS MIDDLE EAST TERRORISM

19960327
Middle East Resolution Adopted by Vote of 27-2-11; Other Texts Concern Hostages, UN Activities, Work Methods, Beijing Conference

CORRECTION

In press release WOM/917 of 22 March, the annex should read as follows:

ANNEX

Vote on Middle East Peace Process

The draft resolution on the Middle East peace process (document A/CN.6/1996/L.3) was adopted by a roll call vote of 27 in favour to 2 against, with 11 abstentions, as follows:

In favour: Algeria, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, France, Greece, India, Japan, Mexico, Norway, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, Slovakia, Tunisia, United States.

Against: Iran, Libya.

Abstaining: Angola, Cuba, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Indonesia, Lebanon, Malaysia, Namibia, Philippines, Sudan, Swaziland.

Absent: Congo, Kenya, Mali, Thailand, Togo.

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