USA, France and UK Vetos in UN
The USA vetoes four United Nations resolutions: The first attempts to establish a New International
Economic Order to promote the growth of underdeveloped countries and international economic co-operation. The vote is 134 to 1. The second
endorses the Program of Action for Second Half of United Nations Decade for Women. This vote is 132 to 3 with
Israel and Canada being the other two countries voting against. The third is a
declaration of non-use of nuclear weapons against non-nuclear states. The vote is 110 to 2. The fourth emphasises that the development of nations
and individuals is a human right (120 to 1).
The USA and UK veto a United Nations resolution calling for the cessation of all nuclear test explosions.
The USA, UK and France veto a United Nations resolution calling for the implementation of the
Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples.
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