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


VI-COUNTRY LISTINGS (CONTINUED)


SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE 
 
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% 
 
 
 
SAUDI ARABIA 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 41.8% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 86.4% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 63.6% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 88.2% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 44.4% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 75.0% -- Middle East (24): 39.1% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 28, Disagree 39, Abstain 6, Absent 4 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 7, Disagree 4, Abstain 2, 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)          X 
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% 
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% 
 
 
 
SENEGAL 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 45.8% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 86.6% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 72.7% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 91.2% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 54.8% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 66.7% -- Middle East (24): 36.4% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 33, Disagree 39, Abstain 1, Absent 4 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 8, Disagree 3, Abstain 0, Absent 4 
 
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)                      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)                          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  
 
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% 
 
 
 
SEYCHELLES 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 35.7% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 85.4% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 0.0% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 83.2% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 33.3% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 0.0% -- Middle East (24): 0.0% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 5, Disagree 9, Abstain 0, Absent 63 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 0, Disagree 1, Abstain 0, Absent 14 
 
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)                                   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% 
 
 
 
SIERRA LEONE 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 46.0% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 87.3% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 55.6% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 86.8% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 50.0% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 71.4% -- Middle East (24): 47.1% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 29, Disagree 34, Abstain 5, 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)           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)                      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% 
 
 
 
SINGAPORE 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 41.2% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 86.6% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 72.7% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 91.4% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 41.4% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 75.0% -- Middle East (24): 35.0% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 28, Disagree 40, Abstain 9, Absent 0 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 8, Disagree 3, 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)           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)                          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% 
ASEAN                          53.6%      85.3%      37.2% 
Non-Aligned Movement           58.9%      85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                 67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
SLOVAK REPUBLIC 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 79.6% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 96.2% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 81.8% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 94.0% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 86.4% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 100% -- Middle East (24): 53.8% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 39, Disagree 10, Abstain 22, Absent 6 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 9, Disagree 2, Abstain 3, 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)                           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)                          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% 
 
 
 
SLOVENIA 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 76.0% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 95.6% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 84.6% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 94.5% 
  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 12, Abstain 26, Absent 1 
 
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% 
 
 
 
SOLOMON ISLANDS 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 56.9% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 90.5% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 90.9% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 96.9% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 48.1% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 100% -- Middle East (24): 61.5% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 33, Disagree 25, Abstain 11, Absent 8 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 10, Disagree 1, Abstain 2, 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)                      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)                          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% 
 
 
 
SOMALIA 
 
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% 
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% 
 
 
 
SOUTH AFRICA 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 41.7% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 85.9% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 58.3% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 85.9% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 50.0% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 66.7% -- Middle East (24): 43.5% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 30, Disagree 42, Abstain 4, 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)           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)    Y 
12.  Human Rights in Sudan (Y)                         Y 
13.  Human Rights in Cuba (Y)                          N 
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% 
 
All UN Members                 67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
SPAIN 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 68.3% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 93.4% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 76.9% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 91.9% 
  Security Council Votes: 100% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 79.2% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 91.7% -- Middle East (24): 42.1% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 41, Disagree 19, Abstain 17, 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% 
 
 
 
SRI LANKA 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 30.3% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 84.5% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 50.0% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 83.3% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 29.6% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 33.3% -- Middle East (24): 22.7% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 20, Disagree 46, Abstain 11, Absent 0 
 
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% 
Non-Aligned Movement           58.9%      85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                 67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
SUDAN 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 25.9% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 83.3% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 25.0% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 72.6% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 19.0% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 36.4% -- Middle East (24): 20.0% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 15, Disagree 43, Abstain 8, Absent 11 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 3, Disagree 9, 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)                                   X 
5.   Legality of Use of Nuclear Weapons (N)            Y 
6.   Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)                      Y 
7.   Middle East Peace Process (Y)                     A 
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% 
 
 
 
SURINAME 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 43.8% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 86.5% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 69.2% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 89.2% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 46.7% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 80.0% -- Middle East (24): 40.9% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 32, Disagree 41, Abstain 4, 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% 
 
 
 
SWAZILAND 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 50.0% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 89.7% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 100% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 100% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 58.3% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 66.7% -- Middle East (24): 56.3% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 27, Disagree 27, Abstain 16, Absent 7 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 6, Disagree 0, Abstain 8, 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)            A 
6.   Israeli Nuclear Armament (N)                      X 
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)                         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% 
Non-Aligned Movement           58.9%      85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                 67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
SWEDEN 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 69.8% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 94.3% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 75.0% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 91.7% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 77.8% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 100% -- Middle East (24): 50.0% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 37, Disagree 16, Abstain 24, 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% 
Nordic                         80.0%      95.2%      74.9% 
 
All UN Members                 67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
SYRIA 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 22.6% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 81.5% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 30.8% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 73.2% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 21.7% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 45.5% -- Middle East (24): 15.0% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 14, Disagree 48, Abstain 4, Absent 11 
 
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)                          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)                     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)                          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% 
 
 
 
TAJIKISTAN 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 62.0% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 92.6% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 63.6% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 87.7% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 69.6% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 87.5% -- Middle East (24): 30.8% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 31, Disagree 19, Abstain 21, Absent 6 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 7, Disagree 4, Abstain 2, 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)                          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)                          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% 
 
All UN Members                 67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
THAILAND 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 37.7% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 85.5% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 54.5% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 85.6% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 41.9% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 66.7% -- Middle East (24): 28.6% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 26, Disagree 43, Abstain 7, Absent 1 
 
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% 
ASEAN                          53.6%      85.3%      37.2% 
Non-Aligned Movement           58.9%      85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                 67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
THE FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 76.6% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 96.0% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 83.3% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 94.4% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 89.5% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 100% -- Middle East (24): 46.7% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 36, Disagree 11, Abstain 30, 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)           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% 
 
All UN Members                 67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
TOGO 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 37.7% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 86.8% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 50.0% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 89.9% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 53.6% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 25.0% -- Middle East (24): 33.3% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 23, Disagree 38, Abstain 15, Absent 1 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 3, Disagree 3, Abstain 9, 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)                           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% 
 
 
 
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 45.7% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 87.0% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 75.0% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 91.5% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 53.6% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 77.8% -- Middle East (24): 43.5% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 32, Disagree 38, Abstain 5, Absent 2 
 
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)           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)                          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% 
 
 
 
TUNISIA 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 38.2% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 85.8% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 60.0% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 88.1% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 42.9% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 62.5% -- Middle East (24): 23.8% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 26, Disagree 42, Abstain 8, 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)           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  
 
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% 
 
 
 
TURKEY 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 65.0% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 92.7% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 76.9% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 91.8% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 79.2% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 90.0% -- Middle East (24): 31.8% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 39, Disagree 21, Abstain 16, Absent 1 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 10, Disagree 3, Abstain 1, 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)            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)                         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  
 
Western European and Others    78.7%      94.8%      73.3% 
Islamic Conference             56.4%      86.0%      39.4% 
NATO                           80.0%      95.2%      75.7% 
 
All UN Members                 67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
TURKMENISTAN 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 55.3% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 90.8% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 57.1% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 86.6% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 60.0% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 66.7% -- Middle East (24): 36.4% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 21, Disagree 17, Abstain 10, Absent 29 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 4, Disagree 3, Abstain 4, Absent 4 
 
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)                      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)                         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% 
 
All UN Members                 67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
UGANDA 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 34.8% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 84.8% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 50.0% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 83.2% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 35.7% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 50.0% -- Middle East (24): 25.0% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 24, Disagree 45, Abstain 8, Absent 0 
 
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)          A 
11.  Human Rights in Parts of Former Yugoslavia (Y)    Y 
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)                          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% 
 
 
 
UKRAINE 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 63.3% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 93.5% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 77.8% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 93.9% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 73.7% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 100% -- Middle East (24): 43.8% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 31, Disagree 18, Abstain 28, Absent 0 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 7, Disagree 2, Abstain 6, 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)                           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)                          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  
 
Eastern European               83.8%      95.0%      72.2% 
 
All UN Members                 67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 44.9% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 86.5% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 70.0% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 90.7% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 51.7% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 75.0% -- Middle East (24): 39.1% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 31, Disagree 38, Abstain 1, Absent 7 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 7, Disagree 3, Abstain 1, Absent 4 
 
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)            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)                          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% 
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% 
 
 
 
UNITED KINGDOM 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 84.4% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 96.6% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 83.3% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 94.4% 
  Security Council Votes: 100% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 96.3% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 100% -- Middle East (24): 55.6% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 54, Disagree 10, Abstain 13, 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% 
 
 
 
UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 29.9% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 84.0% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 36.4% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 79.8% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 34.5% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 16.7% -- Middle East (24): 22.7% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 20, Disagree 47, Abstain 10, Absent 0 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 4, Disagree 7, 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)                          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)                           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)                         Y 
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  
 
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% 
 
 
 
URUGUAY 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 47.1% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 87.9% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 81.8% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 94.3% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 46.7% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 72.7% -- Middle East (24): 47.1% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 32, Disagree 36, Abstain 9, 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)                          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)                          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% 
 
All UN Members                 67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
UZBEKISTAN 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 53.1% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 90.6% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 75.0% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 92.9% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 58.3% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 88.9% -- Middle East (24): 43.8% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 26, Disagree 23, Abstain 17, Absent 11 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 6, Disagree 2, Abstain 3, Absent 4 
 
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)                     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)                          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% 
 
 
 
VANUATU 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 48.8% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 89.4% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 80.0% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 95.3% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 63.6% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 0.0% -- Middle East (24): 50.0% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 20, Disagree 21, Abstain 8, Absent 28 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 4, Disagree 1, Abstain 3, Absent 7 
 
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)                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  
 
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% 
 
 
 
VENEZUELA 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 37.9% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 86.1% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 58.3% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 86.1% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 40.7% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 77.8% -- Middle East (24): 36.4% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 25, Disagree 41, Abstain 11, Absent 0 
 
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)           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)                      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  
 
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% 
 
 
 
VIETNAM 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 19.7% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 81.2% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 11.1% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 73.2% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 16.7% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 0.0% -- Middle East (24): 18.2% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 12, Disagree 49, Abstain 7, Absent 9 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 1, Disagree 8, Abstain 4, Absent 2 
 
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)                          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  
 
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% 
 
 
 
YEMEN 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 33.3% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 83.7% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 54.5% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 84.9% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 31.0% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 57.1% -- Middle East (24): 22.7% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 23, Disagree 46, Abstain 1, Absent 7 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 6, Disagree 5, Abstain 0, 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)            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)                         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  
 
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% 
 
 
 
YUGOSLAVIA (SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO) 
 
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  
 
Eastern European               83.8%      95.0%      72.2% 
Non-Aligned Movement           58.9%      85.8%      38.5% 
 
All UN Members                 67.9%      88.8%      48.6% 
 
 
 
ZAIRE 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 0.0% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 71.4% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 0.0% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 20.7% 
  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 1, Abstain 0, Absent 76 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 0, Disagree 1, Abstain 0, Absent 14 
 
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)                                   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% 
 
 
 
ZAMBIA 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 38.6% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 85.5% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 54.5% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 85.6% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 48.4% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 50.0% -- Middle East (24): 43.5% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 27, Disagree 43, Abstain 7, Absent 0 
 
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)           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)                         Y 
13.  Human Rights in Cuba (Y)                          N 
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% 
 
 
 
ZIMBABWE 
 
Voting Coincidence Percentages: 
  Overall Votes Only (77): 29.9% 
  Overall Votes and 230 Consensus Resolutions: 84.2% 
  Important Votes Only (15): 33.3% 
  Important Votes and 24 Consensus Resolutions: 81.8% 
  Selected Issue Categories (No. of Votes): Arms Control (32): 35.5% 
  -- Human Rights (12): 20.0% -- Middle East (24): 22.7% 
 
Votes on 77 Plenary Issues: 
  Agree 20, Disagree 47, Abstain 10, Absent 0 
 
Votes on 15 Important Issues: 
  Agree 3, Disagree 6, Abstain 6, 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)                      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)                         Y 
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% 
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