Which countries are staying neutral in the war against Ukraine?
We could infer the stance of various countries by how they voted on the UN resolution from March 2nd 2022 to condemn the aggression against Ukraine.
These countries voted against the resolution, implying that they support the invasion:
- North Korea
- Eritrea [related question]
These 35 countries abstained, which should be interpreted as having a neutral stance on the conflict:
- Central African Republic
- El Salvador
- Equatorial Guinea
- India [related question]
- South Africa
- South Sudan
- Sri Lanka
These countries did not participate in the vote, which means they refused to make a clear statement regarding where they stand on the issue:
- Burkina Faso
Venezuela wasn't allowed to participate in the vote due to their voting rights being suspended at the time.
The 141 other UN member states voted for the resolution.