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Egypt's envoy welcomes UN Rights Council's ratification of family draft resolution

Sunday، 03 July 2016 - 12:43 PM

Egypt's envoy to the United Nations Amr Ramadan welcomed on Saturday the United Nations Human Rights Council's ratification of a draft resolution sponsored by Egypt on family protection.

 

The resolution, seeking also further family role in boosting rights of disabled persons, was presented in tandem with Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Morocco, Uganda , Bangladesh, Russia, China and other countries.

 

Some 32 states voted for the resolution, three abstained and 12 against.

 

The resolution is part of an initiative launched by Egypt in 2014 on protecting family and promoting human rights.


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