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UNSC passes resolution demanding end to Israeli settlement building on occupied Palestinian land

The UN Security Council with 14 of 15 members voting in favor has passed a resolution demanding an end to the construction of Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian territories.
The resolution was introduced to the UNSC by New Zealand, Malaysia, Venezuela and Senegal. The US was the only nation to abstain from voting. Earlier, Trump and Israeli authorities also called on the US to veto the resolution.


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