27 September 2012, 21:47

UN adopts Russian version of resolution on human rights

UN adopts Russian version of resolution on human rights

The UN Human Rights Council has adopted a Russia version of a resolution on human rights, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.

Among other things, the document underscores the role of family, society and education establishments in maintaining human rights values that should be promoted by the international community.

The co-authors of the resolution include representatives of more than 60 countries, including members of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and the Arab League.

Voting against the Russian version of the resolution were the United States and the European Union.

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