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    The draft resolution on ending US economic, commercial and financial embargo against Cuba received 191 votes in the UN General Assembly.

    UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) — The UN General Assembly on Wednesday adopted draft resolution on ending US economic, commercial and financial embargo against Cuba with the United States abstaining from voting for the first time.

    The draft resolution received 191 votes in favor with Israel being the second country to abstain.

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