and 6 states voted against (Canada, Israel, Marshal Islands
, Micronesia (Federated States of) Palau, and United States)
Micronesia, Palau and the Marshal Islands
Between 1946 and 1963, the United States conducted 70 nuclear bomb tests around the Marshal Islands
scattering trillions of plutonium atoms throughout the world.
of Marshal Islands
. "We also want to thank the Overseas Workers Welfare Association in Philippines and our Labour Attache with the Philippine Consulate in Dubai for their involvement in taking us out of the ship.
"Umm Qasr Port received a ship coming from Marshal Islands
carrying 20 generators for the electricity ministry," Anmar al-Safi told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
It encompasses 16 states and the islands of Guam, American Samoa and Micronesia, Marshal Islands
, Republic of Palau and the Commonwealth of Mariana Island.
Seconds later, nearly 7,000 kilometers (4,350 miles) away in the South Pacific's Marshal Islands
, another missile--this one an "interceptor"--streaked into the sky.
The SPF is composed of Australia, the Cook Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, the Marshal Islands
, Samoa, the Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.