Brazil criticizes politicization, does not support WHO resolution condemning Russia

The resolution was approved with the support of 88 countries. Twelve governments voted against it, including Cuba, China, Syria, Russia, and North Korea. Fifty-three countries chose to abstain, including Brazil, Saudi Arabia, other middle-eastern countries, and much of Africa.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With Brazil abstaining, the WHO (World Health Organization) approved on Thursday, May 26, a resolution condemning Russia for the attacks against medical facilities and health services in Ukraine and criticizing the military operation in the neighboring country.

The text leaves a gap so that, in the future, cooperation projects with Moscow can be suspended, and even a greater exclusion by the Kremlin.

The resolution was approved with the support of 88 countries. Twelve governments . . .

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