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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
VOTING PRACTICES IN THE UNITED NATIONS 1994


VI - COUNTRY LISTINGS 
 
The United Nations admitted Palau to membership in 1994, raising total 
UN membership to 185.  
 
This section pulls together information contained in previous sections, 
and presents it by country for 184 UN members (all except the United 
States). They are listed in alphabetical order, with Democratic People's 
Republic of Korea under "D", Republic of Korea under "R", and United 
Republic of Tanzania under "U", as they are seated at the UN General 
Assembly. Western Samoa is known in the United Nations as Samoa and is 
listed under "S". Each country listing contains the following: 
 
 Summary coincidence percentages drawn from Sections II, III, IV, and, 
for Security Council members, Section V. Coincidence percentages for 
selected issue categories are included as a new item in this report; 
they are derived by the same methodology used for overall plenary votes. 
 
 Vote totals in the plenary and on the 15 important votes. 
 
 Every vote on the 15 important votes (with the U.S. vote in 
parentheses for comparison). Symbols used here are Y=Yes, N=No, 
A=Abstain, and X=Absent. 
 
 Averages on important and overall votes of the UN regional group and 
other major groupings to which the country belongs. Averages on 
inclusion of consensus resolutions as additional identical votes are 
also noted. 
 
AFGHANISTAN 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 33.3% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 84.8% 
Important Votes Only (15): 46.2% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 79.5% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 36.0% 
 Human Rights (12): 50.0%  Middle East (24): 31.3% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 20, Disagree 40, Abstain 8, Absent 9 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 6, Disagree 7, Abstain 2, Absent 0 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                        VOTES 
1.   U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)                        Y 
2.   Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)         Y 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)                        Y 
4.   IAEA Report (Y)                                 Y 
5.   Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)          Y 
6.   Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)                    Y 
7.   Middle East Peace Process (Y)                   Y 
8.   Israeli Settlements (N)                         Y 
9.   Palestinian Self-Determination (N)              Y 
10.  Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)        Y 
11.  Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)  Y 
12.  Human Rights in Sudan (Y)                       N 
13.  Human Rights in Cuba (Y)                        A 
14.  Human Rights in Iran (Y)                        N 
15.  Human Rights in Iraq (Y)                        A 
 
Averages: 
                                 Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
Asian                           57.9%      86.5%      40.0% 
Islamic Conference              56.4%      86.0%      39.4% 
Non-Aligned Movement            58.9%      85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
ALBANIA 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 77.8% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 96.0% 
Important Votes Only (15): 83.3% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 94.0% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 85.0% 
 Human Rights (12): 100%  Middle East (24): 53.8% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 35, Disagree 10, Abstain 22, Absent 10 
Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 10, Disagree 2, Abstain 3, Absent 0 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                           VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)                           A 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)            Y 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)                            Y 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)                                    Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)             N 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)                       A 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)                      Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)                            Y 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)                 Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)           Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)     Y 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)                         Y 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)                          Y 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)                          A 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)                          Y 
 
Averages: 
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
Eastern European                83.8%      95.0%      72.2% 
Islamic Conference              56.4%      86.0%      39.4% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
ALGERIA 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 31.3% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 84.4% 
Important Votes Only (15): 61.5% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 86.4% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 16.7% 
 Human Rights (12): 70.0%  Middle East (24): 27.3% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 21, Disagree 46, Abstain 9, Absent 1 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 8, Disagree 5, Abstain 2, Absent 0 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                          VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)                           Y 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)            Y 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)                            Y 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)                                    Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)             Y 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)                       Y 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)                      Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)                            Y 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)                 Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)           Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)     Y 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)                         Y 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)                          A 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)                          Y 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)                          A 
 
Averages: 
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
African                         60.0%      86.0%      38.9% 
Arab                            54.1%      84.8%      36.1% 
Islamic Conference              56.4%      86.0%      39.4% 
Non-Aligned Movement            58.9%      85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
ANDORRA 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 76.0% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 95.2% 
Important Votes Only (15): 75.0% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 90.9% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 90.0% 
 Human Rights (12): 91.7%  Middle East (24): 50.0% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 38, Disagree 12, Abstain 18, Absent 9 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 9, Disagree 3, Abstain 2, Absent 1 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                           VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)                           Y 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)            A 
3.    Situation in Croatia (Y)                           Y 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)                                    Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)             N 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)                       A 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)                      X 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)                            Y 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)                 Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)           Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)     Y 
12.   Human Rights in Sudan (Y)                          Y 
13.   Human Rights in Cuba (Y)                           Y 
14    Human Rights in Iran (Y)                           Y 
15.   Human Rights in Iraq (Y)                           Y 
 
Averages: 
                                   Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
Western European and Others     78.7%      94.8%      73.3% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
ANGOLA 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 31.3% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 84.5% 
Important Votes Only (15): 57.1% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 83.8% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 0.0% 
 Human Rights (12): 42.9%  Middle East (24): 30.8% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 10, Disagree 22, Abstain 8, Absent 37 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 4, Disagree 3, Abstain 3, Absent 5 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                        VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       Y 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       A 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       Y 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       X 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       X 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       X 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       X 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       X 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       A 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       Y 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       N 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       A 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       Y 
 
Averages: 
                                   Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
African                        60.0%      86.0%      38.9% 
Non-Aligned Movement           58.9%      85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                 67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 45.5% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 87.5% 
Important Votes Only (15): 70.0% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 91.0% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 51.7% 
 Human Rights (12): 80.0%  Middle East (24): 47.4% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 30, Disagree 36, Abstain 10, Absent 1 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 7, Disagree 3, Abstain 5, Absent 0 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                         VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       Y 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       Y 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       A 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       A 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       A 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       A 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       Y 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       Y 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       Y 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       A 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       Y 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       Y 
 
Averages: 
                                   Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
Latin American and Caribbean    70.8%      87.0%      43.8% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
ARGENTINA 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 67.9% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 94.0% 
Important Votes Only (15): 90.9% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 97.1% 
Security Council Votes: 100% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 73.9% 
 Human Rights (12): 100%  Middle East (24): 50.0% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 36, Disagree 17, Abstain 24, Absent 0 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 10, Disagree 1, Abstain 4, Absent 0 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                            VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       A 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       A 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       Y 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       N 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       A 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       Y 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       A 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       Y 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       Y 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       Y 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       Y 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       Y 
 
Averages: 
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
Latin American and Caribbean    70.8%      87.0%      43.8% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
ARMENIA 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 56.6% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 91.5% 
Important Votes Only (15): 66.7% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 90.5% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 65.2% 
 Human Rights (12): 71.4%  Middle East (24): 41.2% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 30, Disagree 23, Abstain 19, Absent 5 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 6, Disagree 3, Abstain 4, Absent 2 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                         VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       A 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       A 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       X 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       A 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       A 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       Y 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       X 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       Y 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       Y 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       N 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       Y 
 
Averages: 
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
Eastern European                83.8%      95.0%      72.2% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
AUSTRALIA 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 66.7% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 93.4% 
Important Votes Only (15): 75.0% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 91.7% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 68.2% 
 Human Rights (12): 100%  Middle East (24): 50.0% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 38, Disagree 19, Abstain 20, Absent 0 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 9, Disagree 3, Abstain 3, Absent 0 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                         VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       Y 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       A 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       Y 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       A 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       A 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       Y 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       Y 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       Y 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       Y 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       Y 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       Y 
 
Averages:  
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
  
Western European and Others     78.7%      94.8%      73.3% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
AUSTRIA 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 71.7% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 94.7% 
Important Votes Only (15): 76.9% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 91.9% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 82.4% 
 Human Rights (12): 100%  Middle East (24): 50.0% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 38, Disagree 15, Abstain 24, Absent 0 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 10, Disagree 3, Abstain 2, Absent 0 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                        VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       Y 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       Y 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       Y 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       A 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       A 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       Y 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       Y 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       Y 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       Y 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       Y 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       Y 
 
Averages:  
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
  
Western European and Others     78.7%      94.8%      73.3% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
AZERBAIJAN 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 48.0% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 89.3% 
Important Votes Only (15): 60.0% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 86.7% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 44.4% 
 Human Rights (12): 87.5%  Middle East (24): 25.0% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 24, Disagree 26, Abstain 13, Absent 14 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 6, Disagree 4, Abstain 2, Absent 3 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                        VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       X 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       Y 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       Y 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       X 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       A 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       Y 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       Y 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       Y 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       X 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       A 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       N 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       Y 
 
Averages:  
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
  
Eastern European                83.8%      95.0%      72.2% 
Islamic Conference              56.4%      86.0%      39.4% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
BAHAMAS 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 47.1% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 87.9% 
Important Votes Only (15): 69.2% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 89.2% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 51.9% 
 Human Rights (12): 80.0%  Middle East (24): 45.0% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 32, Disagree 36, Abstain 9, Absent 0 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 9, Disagree 4, Abstain 2, Absent 0 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                     VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       Y 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       Y 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       Y 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       Y 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       A 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       Y 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       Y 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       Y 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       A 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       Y 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       Y 
 
Averages:  
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
Latin American and Caribbean    70.8%      87.0%      43.8% 
Non-Aligned Movement            58.9%      85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
BAHRAIN 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 43.5% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 87.1% 
Important Votes Only (15): 66.7% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 90.3% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 52.2% 
 Human Rights (12): 71.4%  Middle East (24): 26.3% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 27, Disagree 35, Abstain 7, Absent 8 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 6, Disagree 3, Abstain 5, Absent 1 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                      VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       X 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       Y 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       Y 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       A 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       Y 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       Y 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       Y 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       A 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       A 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       A 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       A 
 
Averages:  
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
Asian                          57.9%      86.5%      40.0% 
Arab                           54.1%      84.8%      36.1% 
Islamic Conference             56.4%      86.0%      39.4% 
Non-Aligned Movement           58.9%      85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                 67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
BANGLADESH 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 36.2% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 84.4% 
Important Votes Only (15): 50.0% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 82.4% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 39.3% 
 Human Rights (12): 55.6%  Middle East (24): 25.0% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 25, Disagree 44, Abstain 4, Absent 4 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 6, Disagree 6, Abstain 3, Absent 0 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                     VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       Y 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       Y 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       Y 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       Y 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       Y 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       Y 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       Y 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       A 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       A 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       N 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       A 
 
Averages:  
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
Asian                           57.9%      86.5%      40.0% 
Islamic Conference              56.4%      86.0%      39.4% 
Non-Aligned Movement            58.9%      85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
BARBADOS 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 44.9% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 87.2% 
Important Votes Only (15): 66.7% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 88.8% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 46.7% 
 Human Rights (12): 80.0%  Middle East (24): 47.4% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 31, Disagree 38, Abstain 7, Absent 1 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 8, Disagree 4, Abstain 2, Absent 1 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                        VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       Y 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       Y 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       A 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       Y 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       X 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       Y 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       Y 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       Y 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       A 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       Y 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       Y 
 
Averages:  
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
Latin American and Caribbean    70.8%      87.0%      43.8% 
Non-Aligned Movement            58.9%      85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
BELARUS 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 56.9% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 92.2% 
Important Votes Only (15): 75.0% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 93.8% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 62.5% 
 Human Rights (12): 100%  Middle East (24): 50.0% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 29, Disagree 22, Abstain 26, Absent 0 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 6, Disagree 2, Abstain 7, Absent 0 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                          VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       Y 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       A 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       A 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       A 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       A 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       A 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       A 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       Y 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       A 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       Y 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       Y 
 
Averages:  
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
Eastern European                83.8%      95.0%      72.2% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
BELGIUM 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 77.8% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 95.8% 
Important Votes Only (15): 76.9% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 91.9% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 90.5% 
 Human Rights (12): 100%  Middle East (24): 50.0% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 42, Disagree 12, Abstain 23, Absent 0 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 10, Disagree 3, Abstain 2, Absent 0 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                      VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       Y 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       A 
3.    Situation in Croatia (Y)       Y 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       N 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       A 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       Y 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       Y 
12.   Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       Y 
13.   Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       Y 
14.   Human Rights in Iran (Y)       Y 
15.   Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       Y 
 
Averages:  
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
Western European and Others     78.7%      94.8%      73.3% 
European Union                  79.9%      95.3%      76.3% 
NATO                            80.0%      95.2%      75.7% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
BELIZE 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 43.5% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 86.6% 
Important Votes Only (15): 70.0% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 90.3% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 50.0% 
 Human Rights (12): 90.0%  Middle East (24): 47.4% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 27, Disagree 35, Abstain 7, Absent 8 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 7, Disagree 3, Abstain 4, Absent 1 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                           VOTES 
1.   U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       Y 
2.   Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       A 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       Y 
4.   IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.   Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       A 
6.   Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       A 
7.   Middle East Peace Process (Y)       X 
8.   Israeli Settlements (N)       Y 
9.   Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.  Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.  Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       Y 
12.  Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       Y 
13.  Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       A 
14.  Human Rights in Iran (Y)       Y 
15.  Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       Y 
 
Averages: 
 
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
Latin American and Caribbean     70.8%      87.0%      43.8% 
Non-Aligned Movement             58.9%      85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                   67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
BENIN 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 41.8% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 86.6% 
Important Votes Only (15): 60.0% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 88.1% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 53.3% 
 Human Rights (12): 66.7%  Middle East (24): 35.0% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 28, Disagree 39, Abstain 9, Absent 1 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 6, Disagree 4, Abstain 5, Absent 0 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                      VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       Y 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       A 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       A 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       N 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       Y 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       Y 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       Y 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       A 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       A 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       A 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       Y 
 
Averages: 
 
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
African                        60.0%      86.0%      38.9% 
Islamic Conference             56.4%      86.0%      39.4% 
Non-Aligned Movement           58.9%      85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                 67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
BHUTAN 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 41.2% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 86.6% 
Important Votes Only (15): 60.0% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 85.7% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 44.8% 
 Human Rights (12): 62.5%  Middle East (24): 36.4% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 21, Disagree 30, Abstain 7, Absent 19 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 6, Disagree 4, Abstain 4, Absent 1 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                          VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       A 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       Y 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       X 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       Y 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       Y 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       Y 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       Y 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       A 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       A 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       A 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       Y 
 
Averages: 
 
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
Asian                            57.9%      86.5%      40.0% 
Non-Aligned Movement             58.9%      85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                   67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
BOLIVIA 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 43.7% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 86.7% 
Important Votes Only (15): 69.2% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 89.2% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 44.8% 
 Human Rights (12): 80.0%  Middle East (24): 40.0% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 31, Disagree 40, Abstain 6, Absent 0 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 9, Disagree 4, Abstain 2, Absent 0 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                          VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       Y 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       Y 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       Y 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       Y 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       A 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       Y 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       Y 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       Y 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       A 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       Y 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       Y 
 
Averages:  
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
  
Latin American and Caribbean    70.8%      87.0%      43.8% 
Non-Aligned Movement            58.9%      85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 58.6% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 89.9% 
Important Votes Only (15): 75.0% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 88.5% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 66.7% 
 Human Rights (12): 87.5%  Middle East (24): 41.7% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 17, Disagree 12, Abstain 1, Absent 47 
Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 6, Disagree 2, Abstain 0, Absent 7 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                     VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       X 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       Y 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       Y 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       X 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       X 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       Y 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       X 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       Y 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       X 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       X 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       X 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       Y 
 
Averages: 
 
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
Eastern European                83.8%      95.0%      72.2% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
BOTSWANA 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 40.3% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 85.8% 
Important Votes Only (15): 64.3% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 86.8% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 40.0% 
 Human Rights (12): 70.0%  Middle East (24): 33.3% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 29, Disagree 43, Abstain 5, Absent 0 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 9, Disagree 5, Abstain 1, Absent 0 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                             VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       Y 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       Y 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       Y 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       Y 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       Y 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       Y 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       Y 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       Y 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       A 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       Y 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       Y 
 
Averages:  
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
African                         60.0%      86.0%      38.9% 
Non-Aligned Movement            58.9%      85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
BRAZIL 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 39.1% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 86.0% 
Important Votes Only (15): 66.7% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 88.9% 
Security Council Votes: 100% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 37.0% 
 Human Rights (12): 72.7%  Middle East (24): 33.3% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 27, Disagree 42, Abstain 8, Absent 0 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 8, Disagree 4, Abstain 3, Absent 0 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                              VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       Y 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       A 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       Y 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       Y 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       A 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       Y 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       Y 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       Y 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       A 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       Y 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       Y 
 
Averages: 
 
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
Latin American and Caribbean    70.8%      87.0%      43.8% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
BRUNEI DARUSSALAM 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 37.7% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 85.5% 
Important Votes Only (15): 50.0% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 85.2% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 41.4% 
 Human Rights (12): 50.0%  Middle East (24): 25.0% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 26, Disagree 43, Abstain 7, Absent 1 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 5, Disagree 5, Abstain 4, Absent 1 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                              VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       A 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       Y 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       Y 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       Y 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       Y 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       Y 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       X 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       Y 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       A 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       A 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       N 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       A 
 
Averages:  
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
Asian                           57.9%      86.5%      40.0% 
ASEAN                           53.6%      85.3%      37.2% 
Islamic Conference              56.4%      86.0%      39.4% 
Non-Aligned Movement            58.9%      85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
BULGARIA 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 77.6% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 96.0% 
Important Votes Only (15): 81.8% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 94.2% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 85.0% 
 Human Rights (12): 100%  Middle East (24): 50.0% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 38, Disagree 11, Abstain 27, Absent 1 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 9, Disagree 2, Abstain 4, Absent 0 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                              VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       A 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       A 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       Y 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       N 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       A 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       Y 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       Y 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       Y 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       Y 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       A 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       Y 
 
Averages:  
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
Eastern European                83.8%      95.0%      72.2% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
BURKINA FASO 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 34.8% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 84.4% 
Important Votes Only (15): 54.5% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 84.8% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 34.6% 
 Human Rights (12): 57.1%  Middle East (24): 26.3% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 23, Disagree 43, Abstain 4, Absent 7 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 6, Disagree 5, Abstain 4, Absent 0 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                              VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       Y 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       Y 
3.    Situation in Croatia (Y)       Y 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       Y 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       Y 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       Y 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       Y 
12.   Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       A 
13.   Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       A 
14.   Human Rights in Iran (Y)       A 
15.   Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       A 
 
Averages:  
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
African                        60.0%      86.0%      38.9% 
Islamic Conference             56.4%      86.0%      39.4% 
Non-Aligned Movement           58.9%      85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                 67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
BURUNDI 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 30.4% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 84.0% 
Important Votes Only (15): 50.0% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 83.1% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 34.6% 
 Human Rights (12): 50.0%  Middle East (24): 33.3% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 17, Disagree 39, Abstain 6, Absent 15 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 5, Disagree 5, Abstain 5, Absent 0 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                              VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       Y 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       A 
3.    Situation in Croatia (Y)       Y 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       Y 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       Y 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       Y 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       Y 
12.   Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       A 
13.   Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       A 
14.   Human Rights in Iran (Y)       A 
15.   Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       A 
 
Averages:  
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
African                        60.0%      86.0%      38.9% 
Non-Aligned Movement           58.9%      85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                 67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
CAMBODIA 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 49.2% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 87.9% 
Important Votes Only (15): 80.0% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 93.4% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 51.9% 
 Human Rights (12): 100%  Middle East (24): 46.7% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 30, Disagree 31, Abstain 5, Absent 11 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 8, Disagree 2, Abstain 1, Absent 4 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                              VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       Y 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       Y 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       Y 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       N 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       A 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       X 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       Y 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       X 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       X 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       X 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       Y 
 
Averages:  
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
Asian                           57.9%      86.5%      40.0% 
Non-Aligned Movement            58.9%      85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
CAMEROON 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 39.0% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 87.5% 
Important Votes Only (15): 57.1% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 90.3% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 50.0% 
 Human Rights (12): 40.0%  Middle East (24): 29.4% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 23, Disagree 36, Abstain 18, Absent 0 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 4, Disagree 3, Abstain 8, Absent 0 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                              VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       Y 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       A 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       Y 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       A 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       A 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       Y 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       A 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       A 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       A 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       A 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       A 
 
Averages:  
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
African                         60.0%      86.0%      38.9% 
Islamic Conference              56.4%      86.0%      39.4% 
Non-Aligned Movement            58.9%      85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
CANADA 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 74.5% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 95.1% 
Important Votes Only (15): 75.0% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 91.7% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 81.8% 
 Human Rights (12): 100%  Middle East (24): 52.9% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 41, Disagree 14, Abstain 22, Absent 0 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 9, Disagree 3, Abstain 3, Absent 0 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                              VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       Y 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       A 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       Y 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       A 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       A 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       Y 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       Y 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       Y 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       Y 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       Y 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       Y 
 
Averages:  
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
Western European and Others     78.7%      94.8%      73.3% 
NATO                            80.0%      95.2%      75.7% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
CAPE VERDE 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 40.0% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 85.0% 
Important Votes Only (15): 72.7% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 89.4% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 44.4% 
 Human Rights (12): 72.7%  Middle East (24): 33.3% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 22, Disagree 33, Abstain 1, Absent 21 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 8, Disagree 3, Abstain 1, Absent 3 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                              VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       Y 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       Y 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       Y 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       X 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       X 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       X 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       Y 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       Y 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       Y 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       A 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       Y 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       Y 
 
Averages:  
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
African                         60.0%      86.0%      38.9% 
Non-Aligned Movement            58.9%      85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 41.7% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 87.3% 
Important Votes Only (15): 100% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 100% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 45.8% 
 Human Rights (12): 0.0%  Middle East (24): 35.7% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 20, Disagree 28, Abstain 8, Absent 21 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 3, Disagree 0, Abstain 3, Absent 9 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                              VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       X 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       X 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       Y 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       A 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       A 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       A 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       X 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       X 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       X 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       X 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       X 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       X 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       X 
 
Averages:  
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
African                         60.0%      86.0%      38.9% 
Non-Aligned Movement            58.9%      85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
CHAD 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 0.0% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 0.0% 
Important Votes Only (15): 0.0% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 0.0% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 0.0% 
 Human Rights (12): 0.0%  Middle East (24): 0.0% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 0, Disagree 0, Abstain 0, Absent 77 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 0, Disagree 0, Abstain 0, Absent 15 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                              VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       X 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       X 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       X 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       X 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       X 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       X 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       X 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       X 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       X 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       X 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       X 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       X 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       X 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       X 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       X 
 
Averages:  
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
African                         60.0%      86.0%      38.9% 
Islamic Conference              56.4%      86.0%      39.4% 
Non-Aligned Movement            58.9%      85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
CHILE 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 46.4% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 87.6% 
Important Votes Only (15): 76.9% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 91.9% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 52.0% 
 Human Rights (12): 81.8%  Middle East (24): 38.1% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 32, Disagree 37, Abstain 8, Absent 0 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 10, Disagree 3, Abstain 2, Absent 0 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                              VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       Y 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       Y 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       Y 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       A 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       A 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       Y 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       Y 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       Y 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       Y 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       Y 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       Y 
 
Averages:  
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
Latin American and Caribbean    70.8%      87.0%      43.8% 
Non-Aligned Movement            58.9%      85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
CHINA 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 22.8% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 83.5% 
Important Votes Only (15): 12.5% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 76.6% 
Security Council Votes: 100% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 28.6% 
 Human Rights (12): 0.0%  Middle East (24): 19.0% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 13, Disagree 44, Abstain 14, Absent 6 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 1, Disagree 7, Abstain 6, Absent 1 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                              VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       Y 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       A 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       A 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       A 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       X 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       Y 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       Y 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       A 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       A 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       N 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       N 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       N 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       A 
 
Averages:  
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
Asian                           57.9%      86.5%      40.0% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
COLOMBIA 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 35.3% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 85.1% 
Important Votes Only (15): 58.3% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 86.0% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 32.1% 
 Human Rights (12): 66.7%  Middle East (24): 28.6% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 24, Disagree 44, Abstain 8, Absent 1 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 7, Disagree 5, Abstain 3, Absent 0 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                              VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       Y 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       Y 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       Y 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       Y 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       Y 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       Y 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       Y 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       A 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       A 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       A 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       Y 
 
Averages:  
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
Latin American and Caribbean   70.8%      87.0%      43.8% 
Non-Aligned Movement           58.9%      85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                 67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
COMOROS 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 45.0% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 87.4% 
Important Votes Only (15): 88.9% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 96.7% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 53.6% 
 Human Rights (12): 62.5%  Middle East (24): 35.7% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 27, Disagree 33, Abstain 6, Absent 11 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 8, Disagree 1, Abstain 4, Absent 2 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                              VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       X 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       Y 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       Y 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       N 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       A 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       X 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       Y 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       Y 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       A 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       A 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       A 
 
Averages:  
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
African                         60.0%      86.0%      38.9% 
Islamic Conference              56.4%      86.0%      39.4% 
Non-Aligned Movement            58.9%      85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
CONGO 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 34.5% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 85.3% 
Important Votes Only (15): 42.9% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 85.6% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 44.0% 
 Human Rights (12): 25.0%  Middle East (24): 31.3% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 20, Disagree 38, Abstain 9, Absent 10 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 3, Disagree 4, Abstain 7, Absent 1 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                              VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       Y 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       X 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       A 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       Y 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       A 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       Y 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       A 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       A 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       A 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       A 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       A 
 
Averages:  
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
African                         60.0%      86.0%      38.9% 
Non-Aligned Movement            58.9%      85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
COSTA RICA 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 50.0% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 88.6% 
Important Votes Only (15): 83.3% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 94.2% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 46.4% 
 Human Rights (12): 81.8%  Middle East (24): 57.1% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 32, Disagree 32, Abstain 8, Absent 5 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 10, Disagree 2, Abstain 3, Absent 0 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                              VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       Y 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       Y 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       Y 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       Y 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       A 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       A 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       A 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       Y 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       Y 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       Y 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       Y 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       Y 
 
Averages:  
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
Latin American and Caribbean   70.8%      87.0%      43.8% 
 
All UN Members                 67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
COTE D'IVOIRE 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 44.8% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 88.9% 
Important Votes Only (15): 83.3% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 96.7% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 64.0% 
 Human Rights (12): 25.0%  Middle East (24): 35.3% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 26, Disagree 32, Abstain 19, Absent 0 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 5, Disagree 1, Abstain 9, Absent 0 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                              VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       A 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       A 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       Y 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       N 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       A 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       A 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       A 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       A 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       A 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       A 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       A 
 
Averages:  
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
African                         60.0%      86.0%      38.9% 
Non-Aligned Movement            58.9%      85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
CROATIA 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 71.1% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 95.0% 
Important Votes Only (15): 90.0% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 96.9% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 86.7% 
 Human Rights (12): 100%  Middle East (24): 50.0% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 32, Disagree 13, Abstain 27, Absent 5 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 9, Disagree 1, Abstain 3, Absent 2 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                              VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       X 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       Y 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       Y 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       A 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       A 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       A 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       Y 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       Y 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       Y 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       X 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       Y 
 
Averages:  
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
Eastern European               83.8%      95.0%      72.2% 
 
All UN Members                 67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
CUBA 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 15.5% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 81.9% 
Important Votes Only (15): 11.1% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 74.3% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 9.1% 
 Human Rights (12): 0.0%  Middle East (24): 18.2% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 9, Disagree 49, Abstain 12, Absent 7 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 1, Disagree 8, Abstain 3, Absent 3 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                              VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       Y 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       X 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       X 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       A 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       Y 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       Y 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       Y 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       A 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       X 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       N 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       N 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       N 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       A 
 
Averages:  
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
Latin American and Caribbean    70.8%      87.0%      43.8% 
Non-Aligned Movement            58.9%      85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
CYPRUS 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 40.3% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 86.1% 
Important Votes Only (15): 63.6% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 88.2% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 40.7% 
 Human Rights (12): 70.0%  Middle East (24): 31.6% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 27, Disagree 40, Abstain 6, Absent 4 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 7, Disagree 4, Abstain 4, Absent 0 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                              VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       Y 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       A 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       Y 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       Y 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       A 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       Y 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       Y 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       A 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       Y 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       A 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       Y 
 
Averages:  
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
Asian                           57.9%      86.5%      40.0% 
Non-Aligned Movement            58.9%      85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
CZECH REPUBLIC 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 78.8% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 96.1% 
Important Votes Only (15): 90.9% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 97.1% 
Security Council Votes: 100% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 86.4% 
 Human Rights (12): 100%  Middle East (24): 53.3% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 41, Disagree 11, Abstain 25, Absent 0 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 10, Disagree 1, Abstain 4, Absent 0 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                              VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       A 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       A 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       Y 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       N 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       A 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       A 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       Y 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       Y 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       Y 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       Y 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       Y 
 
Averages:  
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
Eastern European               83.8%      95.0%      72.2% 
 
All UN Members                 67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF KOREA 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 9.1% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 80.4% 
Important Votes Only (15): 0.0% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 72.3% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 12.5% 
 Human Rights (12): 0.0%  Middle East (24): 10.5% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 5, Disagree 50, Abstain 11, Absent 11 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 0, Disagree 8, Abstain 3, Absent 4 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                              VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       Y 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       X 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       X 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       N 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       Y 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       Y 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       X 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       Y 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       A 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       X 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       A 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       N 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       N 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       A 
 
Averages:  
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
Asian                           57.9%      86.5%      40.0% 
Non-Aligned Movement            58.9%      85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
DENMARK 
 
   Voting Coincidence Percentages 
Overall Votes Only (77): 75.0% 
Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 95.1% 
Important Votes Only (15): 76.9% 
Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 91.9% 
Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 90.5% 
 Human Rights (12): 100%  Middle East (24): 50.0% 
 
   Votes on 77 Plenary Issues 
Agree 42, Disagree 14, Abstain 21, Absent 0 
 
   Votes on 15 Important Issues 
Agree 10, Disagree 3, Abstain 2, Absent 0 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                              VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)       Y 
2.    Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Y)       A 
3.   Situation in Croatia (Y)       Y 
4.    IAEA Report (Y)       Y 
5.    Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)       N 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)       A 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)       Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)       Y 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)       Y 
10.   Electoral Assistance/Democratization (Y)       Y 
11.   Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)       Y 
12.    Human Rights in Sudan (Y)       Y 
13.    Human Rights in Cuba (Y)       Y 
14.    Human Rights in Iran (Y)       Y 
15.    Human Rights in Iraq (Y)       Y 
 
Averages: 
 
                                  Overall Plenary Votes 
                             Important  Including     Votes 
Group Membership               Votes    Consensus     Only  
 
Western European and Others    78.7%      94.8%      73.3% 
European Union                 79.9%      95.3%      76.3% 
Nordic                         80.0%      95.2%      74.9% 
NATO                           80.0%      95.2%      75.7% 
 
All UN Members                 67.9%      88.8%      48.6%
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