155 states have supported a resolution calling for a precautionary approach to depleted uranium weapons during voting at the UN General Assembly.
Following initial voting on the NAM-sponsored resolution Effects of Arms and Armaments Containing Depleted Uranium at the UN First Committee in November,
where it was supported by 138 countries, 155 states have now supported the far reaching resolution at the UN General Assembly. Just four countries – the US,
UK, France and Israel – voted against and 27 abstained, down from 28 in the November vote….
Further analysis, responses from campaigners and the full breakdown of thevote will follow via: www.bandepleteduranium.org/en/unga-2012-vote