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181 France produces rum via sugar cane-based distilleries almost all of which are located in overseas territories such as Martinique, Guadeloupe and La Runion. Retrieved 11 February 2012. 351 Moreover, this decision was confirmed in a voting in the unesco in 2005, and the principle of "cultural exception" won an overwhelming victory: 198 countries voted for it, only 2 countries, the.S and Israel, voted against.