Compromise fails, U.N. set to vote on cloning for stem cells

11/12/2004 | Reuters

A U.N. General Assembly committee faces a close vote next week on the U.S.-backed proposal to ban cloning human embryos to harvest stem cells for research. Efforts to reach a compromise to soften the ban proposed by the U.S. and Costa Rica by confining U.N. action to a statement of principle apparently have failed and many assembly members are ready to vote up or down on the issue. Unless a compromise is reached, a vote is set for Nov. 19, ending a stalemate that has existed at the U.N. for the past three years.

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