US Invasion of Panama condemned by UN 1989

As word of the US invasion of Panama reached international organizations, many people expressed their outrage at what they believed was deplorable US aggression. On December 29, 1989 the General Assembly of the United Nations voted to condemn the US invasion.  The vote was 75 to 20, with 40 nations abstaining.  Resolution 44/240 stated that the General Assembly, “Strongly deplores the intervention in Panama by the armed forces of the United States of America, which constitutes a flagrant violation of international law and of the independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of [Panama].”

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