Tuesday, November 3, 2009

On November 3

On this day in ...
... 1986, by a vote of 94 ayes, 3 nays, and 47 abstentions, in the chamber depicted at left, the U.N. General Assembly adopted Resolution 41/31. Directed at the United States, which in an ICJ judment issued 4 months earlier had lost a dispute with Nicaragua, the resolution:

Urgently calls for full and immediate compliance with the Judgment of the International Court of Justice of 27 June 1986 in the case of "Military and paramilitary activities in and against Nicaragua" in conformity with the relevant provisions of the Charter of the United Nations ....

(Prior November 3 posts are here and here.)

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