The US vetoes UN SC resolution seeking to block Trump’s Jerusalem decision

The resolution called on “all states to refrain from the establishment of diplomatic missions in the Holy City of Jerusalem” in an attempt by UN Security Council members to invalidate President Trump’s pledge to relocate the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. It was carried by all the other 14 members. US ambassador Nikki Haley said: “We will not let the UN Security Council to again pass one-sided resolutions against Israel.” After the vote she said: “The United States will not be told by any country where we can put our embassy.” Israel’s ambassador Danny Danon said: “Members of the Council can vote again and again – for a hundred more times. It won’t change the simple fact that Jerusalem is, has been, and always will be the capital of Israel.”

 

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19 thoughts on “The US vetoes UN SC resolution seeking to block Trump’s Jerusalem decision

  • Dec 18, 2017 @ 21:43 at 21:43
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    The Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave

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  • Dec 18, 2017 @ 21:49 at 21:49
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    Who gets the blame except for the US?
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    The Council is composed of 15 Members:

    five permanent members:
    China, France, Russian Federation, the United Kingdom,
    and the United States,

    and ten non-permanent members elected for two-year terms by the General Assembly (with end of term date):
    Bolivia (2018)
    Egypt (2017)
    Ethiopia (2018)
    Italy (2017)
    Japan (2017)
    Kazakhstan (2018)
    Senegal (2017)
    Sweden (2018)
    Ukraine (2017)
    Uruguay (2017)

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  • Dec 18, 2017 @ 22:13 at 22:13
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    Arabs calling themselves and with no possibly justified reason “palestinians” are the scum of the Earth!
    But of course everyone is entitled to my opinion!

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  • Dec 18, 2017 @ 22:23 at 22:23
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    Wanna have US support, but keep bombing kindergardens? CAN’T HAVE IT!

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    • Dec 18, 2017 @ 23:43 at 23:43
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      they should have included Palestinians in the resolution .If they are already there nothing will change it .
      it should include all the parties ,than it can pass.

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      • Dec 19, 2017 @ 0:23 at 0:23
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        Where the US puts its embassy is not up for a vote. Already decided.

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        • Dec 19, 2017 @ 15:55 at 15:55
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          the united states can put it’s capital anywhere it wants. period.

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    • Dec 19, 2017 @ 3:39 at 3:39
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      The only bombers of kindergardens, old-folks homes, and hospitals are Arabs (Iraq and Syria for example).
      They kill each other with abandon because their regards for life is zero.
      They love being martyrs, they love killing, beheading dropping poison gas bombs on civilians, all in the name of Allah.
      Stop drinking the pali BDS cool-aid, unless you are one of those horrible barbarians.

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  • Dec 19, 2017 @ 0:59 at 0:59
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    FA1 i think you mean the arabs bomb kindergardens. If not, then go learn the facts. not liberal bs facts or arab bs terrorist facts.

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  • Dec 19, 2017 @ 5:58 at 5:58
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    Wanna have US support for grabbing other peoples capital? CAN’T HAVE IT!

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  • Dec 19, 2017 @ 6:12 at 6:12
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    This aversion to the holiness of several locations in Israel is rather new for the Europeans. Bethlehem is an Arab town, and Nazareth voted to remove its Christmas decorations [which was reversed], yet none of the people running Europe ‘by the Grace of God’ have made a peep.

    Anyone remember when most of Europe got into a series of holy wars in order to retake Jerusalem from the Arabs? Pepperidge Farm remembers.

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