US considers abstention on Cuba restrictions vote at UN

(VOVworld) - The US is considering abstaining from a potential UN General Assembly vote calling for an end to its long-standing trade embargo against Cuba, an unprecedented step that could increase pressure on Congress to end the 54-year-old restrictions.

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If the abstention is made, this will be the first time Washington does not oppose a UN resolution calling for an end to the US restrictions on Cuba (photo:yahoo)

If the abstention is made, this will be the first time Washington does not oppose a UN resolution calling for an end to the US restrictions on Cuba. The move might also lead to a confrontation between the Congress and the Obama administration and the rest of the world. 

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