UN Condemns Plot to Kill Saudi Envoy

(Reuters) Patrick Worsnip - The UN General Assembly on Friday condemned a plot - blamed by U.S. authorities on Iranian agents - to kill Saudi Arabia's envoy to the U.S. and urged Iran to obey international law. The resolution, which passed with 106 votes in favor, 9 against, and 40 abstentions, did not specifically pin the plan on Tehran. A diplomat from an Arab country that did not vote said he thought the number of countries in favor - well under two-thirds - represented less than a crushing majority. Voting against were Armenia, Bolivia, Cuba, North Korea, Ecuador, Iran, Nicaragua, Venezuela, and Zambia.

2011-11-21 00:00:00

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