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



IV-COUNTRY LISTINGS (CONTINUED)

DJIBOUTI 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 42.4% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 85.7% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 77.8% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 93.3% 
  Security Council Votes: 98.7% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 53.6% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 62.5% -- Middle East (24): 27.8% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 28, Disagree 38, Abstain 1, Absent 10 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 7, Disagree 2, Abstain 1, Absent 5 
 
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)                            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)                           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% 
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% 
 
 
 
DOMINICA 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 52.9% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 89.0% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 100% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 100% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control  (32): 55.6% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 70.0% -- Middle East (24): 88.9% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 27, Disagree 24, Abstain 6, Absent 20 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 8, Disagree 0, Abstain 2, Absent 5 
 
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)                            X 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)                 X 
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)                           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% 
 
 
 
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC 
 
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  
 
Latin American and Caribbean    70.8%     87.0%        43.8% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%     88.8%        48.6% 
 
 
 
ECUADOR 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 37.8% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 84.7% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 66.7% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 87.1% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 33.3% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 75.0% -- Middle East (24): 29.2% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 28, Disagree 46, Abstain 3, Absent 0 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 10, Disagree 5, Abstain 0, 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)                           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% 
 
 
 
EGYPT 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 34.8% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 84.4% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 60.0% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 87.5% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 30.8% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 62.5% -- Middle East (24): 25.0% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 23, Disagree 43, Abstain 4, Absent 7 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 6, Disagree 4, 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)             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)                           X 
 
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% 
 
 
 
EL SALVADOR 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 47.5% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 87.7% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 83.3% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 93.8% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 50.0% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 81.8% -- Middle East (24): 41.7% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 28, Disagree 31, Abstain 7, Absent 11 
 
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)             Y 
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  
 
Latin American and Caribbean     70.8%    87.0%       43.8% 
 
All UN Members                   67.9%    88.8%       48.6% 
 
 
 
EQUATORIAL GUINEA 
 
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% 
Non-Aligned Movement            58.9%      85.8%       38.5% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%       48.6% 
 
 
 
ERITREA 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 70.4% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 94.2% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 100% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 100% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control  (32): 71.4% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 100% -- Middle East (24): 100% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 19, Disagree 8, Abstain 8, Absent 42 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 5, Disagree 0, Abstain 6, Absent 4 
 
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)             A 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)                       A 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)                      X 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)                            X 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)                 X 
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% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%     88.8%       48.6% 
 
 
 
ESTONIA 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 75.0% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 95.8% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 90.0% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 96.9% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 85.0% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 100% -- Middle East (24): 46.7% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 33, Disagree 11, Abstain 29, Absent 4 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 9, Disagree 1, Abstain 5, 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)                           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% 
 
 
 
ETHIOPIA 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 38.7% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 86.4% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 62.5% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 90.2% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 48.1% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 40.0% -- Middle East (24): 35.3% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 24, Disagree 38, Abstain 10, Absent 5 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 5, Disagree 3, 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)                           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)                            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)                          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% 
 
 
 
FIJI 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 50.0% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 88.9% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 90.0% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 96.9% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 52.0% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 88.9% -- Middle East (24): 44.4% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 31, Disagree 31, Abstain 11, Absent 4 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 9, Disagree 1, Abstain 5, 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)             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)                           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  
 
Asian                           57.9%      86.5%      40.0% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
FINLAND 
 
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% 
Nordic                          80.0%     95.2%      74.9% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%     88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
FRANCE 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 75.8% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 94.8% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 76.9% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 91.8% 
  Security Council Votes: 100% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 88.5% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 91.7% -- Middle East (24): 42.1% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 47, Disagree 15, Abstain 14, Absent 1 
 
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% 
 
 
 
GABON 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 46.2% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 87.9% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 87.5% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 96.8% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 51.6% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 57.1% -- Middle East (24): 37.5% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 30, Disagree 35, Abstain 11, Absent 1 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 7, Disagree 1, Abstain 7, 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)                            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)                          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% 
 
 
 
GAMBIA 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 46.3% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 88.0% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 66.7% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 90.4% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 50.0% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 57.1% -- Middle East (24): 100% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 19, Disagree 22, Abstain 6, Absent 30 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 4, Disagree 2, Abstain 1, Absent 8 
 
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)             Y 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)                       X 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)                      X 
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)                          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% 
 
 
 
GEORGIA 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 81.0% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 97.0% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 100% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 100% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 84.2% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 100% -- Middle East (24): 54.5% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 34, Disagree 8, Abstain 33, Absent 2 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 9, Disagree 0, Abstain 5, Absent 1 
 
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)                 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)                           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% 
 
 
 
GERMANY 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 77.8% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 95.8% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 83.3% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 94.4% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 86.4% 
  -- 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 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)            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% 
 
 
 
GHANA 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 30.9% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 85.7% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 42.9% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 86.2% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 35.0% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 33.3% -- Middle East (24): 31.3% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 17, Disagree 38, Abstain 16, Absent 6 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 3, Disagree 4, Abstain 6, Absent 2 
 
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)             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)                           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% 
 
 
 
GREECE 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 71.4% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 94.4% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 76.9% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 91.9% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 86.4% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 100% -- Middle East (24): 47.1% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 40, Disagree 16, 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% 
NATO                           80.0%       95.2%      75.7% 
 
All UN Members                 67.9%       88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
GRENADA 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 43.3% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 86.5% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 72.7% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 91.0% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 50.0% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 72.7% -- Middle East (24): 47.6% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 29, Disagree 38, Abstain 5, Absent 5 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 8, Disagree 3, Abstain 3, Absent 1 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                          VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)                           X 
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% 
Non-Aligned Movement            58.9%      85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
GUATEMALA 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 45.1% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 88.3% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 71.4% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 92.5% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 48.1% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 66.7% -- Middle East (24): 22.2% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 23, Disagree 28, Abstain 12, Absent 14 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 5, Disagree 2, Abstain 6, Absent 2 
 
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)                      X 
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)                          A 
13.   Human Rights in Cuba (Y)                           X 
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  
 
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% 
 
 
 
GUINEA 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 42.6% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 86.7% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 60.0% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 88.1% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 51.7% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 62.5% -- Middle East (24): 40.9% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 29, Disagree 39, Abstain 7, Absent 2 
 
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)                           Y 
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)                       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% 
 
 
 
GUINEA-BISSAU 
 
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% 
 
 
 
GUYANA 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 41.9% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 85.7% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 69.2% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 89.1% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 43.3% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 72.7% -- Middle East (24): 36.4% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 31, Disagree 43, Abstain 3, 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% 
 
 
 
HAITI 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 42.6% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 86.5% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 71.4% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 89.2% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 44.0% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 75.0% -- Middle East (24): 40.0% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 29, Disagree 39, Abstain 6, Absent 3 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 10, Disagree 4, 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)                       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% 
 
All UN Members                   67.9%     88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
HONDURAS 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 45.1% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 86.5% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 69.2% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 88.8% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 45.2% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 75.0% -- Middle East (24): 47.4% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 32, Disagree 39, Abstain 1, Absent 5 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 9, Disagree 4, Abstain 1, 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)                           X 
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)                           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% 
 
 
 
HUNGARY 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 79.6% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 96.1% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 84.6% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 94.6% 
  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 43, Disagree 11, Abstain 23, Absent 0 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 11, Disagree 2, Abstain 2, 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)                            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% 
 
 
 
ICELAND 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 77.4% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 95.7% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 90.9% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 97.1% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 90.0% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 100% -- Middle East (24): 50.0% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 41, Disagree 12, Abstain 23, Absent 1 
 
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  
 
Western European and Others     78.7%      94.8%      73.3% 
Nordic                          80.0%      95.2%      74.9% 
NATO                            80.0%      95.2%      75.7% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
INDIA 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 16.1% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 83.6% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 30.0% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 79.4% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 5.6% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 12.5% -- Middle East (24): 26.3% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 9, Disagree 47, Abstain 21, Absent 0 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 3, Disagree 7, 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)             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)                          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% 
Non-Aligned Movement           58.9%       85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                 67.9%       88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
INDONESIA 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 31.5% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 83.5% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 42.9% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 78.9% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 27.6% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 45.5% -- Middle East (24): 21.7% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 23, Disagree 50, Abstain 4, Absent 0 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 6, Disagree 8, 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)                          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% 
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% 
 
 
 
IRAN 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 24.2% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 82.1% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 30.8% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 73.4% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 18.2% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 45.5% -- Middle East (24): 11.1% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 15, Disagree 47, Abstain 5, Absent 10 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 4, Disagree 9, Abstain 1, 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)                           Y 
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)                      N 
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)                          N 
13.   Human Rights in Cuba (Y)                           N 
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  
 
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% 
 
 
 
IRAQ 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 23.7% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 81.9% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 27.3% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 74.0% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 29.2% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 14.3% -- Middle East (24): 20.0% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 14, Disagree 45, Abstain 2, Absent 16 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 3, Disagree 8, 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)                           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)                      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)                          N 
13.   Human Rights in Cuba (Y)                           N 
14.   Human Rights in Iran (Y)                           Y 
15.   Human Rights in Iraq (Y)                           N 
 
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% 
 
 
 
IRELAND 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 70.6% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 94.7% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 81.8% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 94.3% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 82.4% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 100% -- Middle East (24): 47.1% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 36, Disagree 15, Abstain 26, Absent 0 
 
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)             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% 
European Union                   79.9%     95.3%      76.3% 
 
All UN Members                   67.9%     88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
ISRAEL 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 95.2% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 99.0% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 100% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 100% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 87.5% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 100% -- Middle East (24): 100% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 60, Disagree 3, Abstain 14, Absent 0 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 15, Disagree 0, Abstain 0, Absent 0 
 
Important Issues (U.S. Votes)                          VOTES 
1.    U.S. Embargo of Cuba (N)                           N 
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)                       N 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)                      Y 
8.    Israeli Settlements (N)                            N 
9.    Palestinian Self-Determination (N)                 N 
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  
 
None 
 
All UN Members                   67.9%     88.8%     48.6% 
 
 
 
ITALY 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 79.2% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 96.1% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 83.3% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 94.4% 
  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 11, Abstain 24, Absent 0 
 
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)            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% 
 
 
 
JAMAICA 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 42.9% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 87.3% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 75.0% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 91.4% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 50.0% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 77.8% -- Middle East (24): 42.1% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 27, Disagree 36, Abstain 10, Absent 4 
 
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)            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)                       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% 
 
 
 
JAPAN 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 78.4% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 96.1% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 81.8% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 94.3% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 84.2% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 100% -- Middle East (24): 64.3% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 40, Disagree 11, Abstain 26, Absent 0 
 
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)             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  
 
Asian                           57.9%      86.5%      40.0% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
JORDAN 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 34.8% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 84.6% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 54.5% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 84.9% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 29.6% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 62.5% -- Middle East (24): 23.8% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 23, Disagree 43, Abstain 6, Absent 5 
 
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  
 
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% 
 
 
 
KAZAKHSTAN 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 60.0% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 92.2% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 80.0% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 94.1% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 65.2% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 100% -- Middle East (24): 38.9% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 33, Disagree 22, Abstain 22, Absent 0 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 8, Disagree 2, Abstain 5, 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)             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)                           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% 
 
All UN Members                 67.9%         88.8%    48.6% 
 
 
 
KENYA 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 39.4% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 86.5% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 62.5% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 90.6% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 44.8% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 57.1% -- Middle East (24): 35.3% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 26, Disagree 40, Abstain 11, Absent 0 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 5, Disagree 3, 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)                           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)                 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% 
 
 
 
KUWAIT 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 45.7% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 86.9% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 72.7% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 91.2% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 51.7% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 77.8% -- Middle East (24): 39.1% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 32, Disagree 38, Abstain 4, Absent 3 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 8, Disagree 3, Abstain 2, Absent 2 
 
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)             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)           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)                           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% 
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% 
 
 
 
KYRGYZSTAN 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 48.9% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 90.0% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 71.4% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 92.4% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 52.2% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 71.4% -- Middle East (24): 33.3% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 22, Disagree 23, Abstain 17, Absent 15 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 5, Disagree 2, Abstain 7, 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)             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)                          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% 
Islamic Conference              56.4%      86.0%      39.4% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
LAOS 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 19.6% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 82.3% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 20.0% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 83.2% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 12.5% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 0.0% -- Middle East (24): 22.2% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 10, Disagree 41, Abstain 7, Absent 19 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 1, Disagree 4, Abstain 4, Absent 6 
 
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)             X 
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)           X 
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)                           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% 
Non-Aligned Movement             58.9%      85.8%     38.5% 
 
All UN Members                   67.9%      88.8%     48.6% 
 
 
 
LATVIA 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 80.0% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 96.6% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 100% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 100% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 88.9% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 100% -- Middle East (24): 50.0% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 36, Disagree 9, Abstain 28, Absent 4 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 10, Disagree 0, Abstain 3, Absent 2 
 
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)                            X 
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)                           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% 
 
 
 
LEBANON 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 28.8% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 83.3% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 54.5% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 83.9% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 27.3% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 66.7% -- Middle East (24): 15.8% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 17, Disagree 42, Abstain 6, Absent 12 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 6, Disagree 5, Abstain 3, 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)             Y 
6.    Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)                       Y 
7.    Middle East Peace Process (Y)                      N 
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% 
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% 
 
 
 
LESOTHO 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 39.3% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 86.1% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 55.6% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 86.8% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 40.0% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 55.6% -- Middle East (24): 33.3% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 24, Disagree 37, Abstain 7, Absent 9 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 5, Disagree 4, 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)                           A 
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)                            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)                          A 
13.   Human Rights in Cuba (Y)                           N 
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% 
 
 
 
LIBERIA 
 
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% 
Non-Aligned Movement            58.9%      85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                  67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
LIBYA 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 26.4% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 82.3% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 28.6% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 73.5% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 24.1% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 36.4% -- Middle East (24): 16.7% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 19, Disagree 53, Abstain 4, Absent 1 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 4, Disagree 10, 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)                      N 
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)     Y 
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)                           N 
 
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% 

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