The governing board of the UN’s nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), passed a resolution on Thursday condemning Russia’s aggression in Ukraine and calling on Russia to give Ukraine control of all its nuclear facilities, with only two votes against: Russia and China .
According to Reuters, citing diplomatic sources, the IAEA board voted only two against the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
In its resolution, the IAEA Board of Governors of the United Nations’ International Atomic Energy Agency said it “condemns the actions of the Russian Federation in Ukraine.”
Reuters quoted two diplomats as saying that 26 countries voted in favour, two against and five abstained. A diplomat said Russia and China voted against, while Pakistan, India, South Africa, Senegal and Vietnam abstained. They added that Mexico and Burundi were absent.