Russian Federation is offering to play the role of an "honest moderator" in the Israel-Palestine conflict after the U.S. vetoed a UN Security Council resolution, which was supported by 14 nations of the 15-member body.
Following the USA veto, Egypt's Foreign Ministry said Arab states, which had agreed earlier this month to seek a Security Council resolution, would meet to evaluate the situation to determine what their next steps might be.
"The US decision encourages Israel to persist in its crimes against the Palestinian people and to continue its occupation of our territory".
The Palestinian president also announced that he signed on Monday bids to join 22 worldwide organizations, and that he would apply every week to another organization, adding that he would form a committee to study all the relevant projects.
Echoed by Abbas, he said that the U.S. "destroyed" the two state solution and "undermined all peace efforts".
Abbas also promised to seek full membership for Palestine at the United Nations, despite a previous push failed to do so in 2011.
Under a 1950 resolution, an emergency special session can be called for the General Assembly to consider a matter "with a view to making appropriate recommendations to members for collective measures" if the Security Council fails to act.
Haley was adamant that "the United States will not be told by any country where we can put our embassy". On Hanukkah, you spoke like a Maccabi. You dispel the darkness.
In Netanyahu's words, "One defeated the many, truth defeated lies".
But Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, in some of his sharpest rhetoric since Trump's announcement, reiterated in public comments to senior Palestinian officials Monday that he will no longer accept the U.S.as a Mideast mediator. "Thank you, Nikki Haley".
But one by one, ambassadors of the 14 countries that supported the resolution said after the vote that the US violated council resolutions which make clear that no country can unilaterally decide that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.
The draft resolution reaffirmed that Jerusalem is an issue "to be resolved through negotiations" and that any decisions on the status of Jerusalem "have no legal effect, are null and void and must be rescinded". "It won't be forgotten", US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said after the vote, adding that it was the first veto cast by the US in more than six years.
Francois Delattre, France's ambassador to the United Nations, said his country regretted the USA decision over Jerusalem.
The Palestinian envoy led a group of Arab ambassadors in a meeting with Miroslav Lajcak, the president of the General Assembly, to schedule a vote on the draft resolution, probably on Thursday.
The vote came less than two weeks after Trump's controversial speech, which reversed decades of United States policy on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. But the Palestinians insist that East Jerusalem should be the capital of their future independent state.
Trump's declaration unleashed widespread anger and rallies within Palestine and in major cities across the world.
Christmas events in the city, which is a center of Christian pilgrimage, normally provide a big boost to its economy. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital a milestone.
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General Assembly. "I think the Senate has to look at who's fit to serve in the Senate". "And we're going to support that process". Im proud of their strength. "Women who accuse anyone should be heard", Haley said on CBS News' " Face the Nation ".
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Michelle even co-hosted the opening ceremony of the Invictus Games with Prince Harry when it came to Florida past year . The Prince and the ex-President appear to have developed a friendship beginning when Mr Obama was in office.
Russian Federation and China have the relatively closest diplomatic relations with the insular state of North Korea. Trump, however, tweeted in October that Tillerson was "wasting his time" trying to negotiate with North Korea.
As the vaccine for this year's northern hemisphere flu season is the same, that could mean the season may be especially severe. It excludes deaths during flu pandemics and from conditions exacerbated by the flu , such as heart disease.
Erdogan has already warned of cutting ties with Israel. "If we don't defend Jerusalem today, when will we defend it?" he asked. The special summit has been called by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in his capacity as the chair of the OIC summit.
It now seems that there is a possibility to discover additional terror tunnels, which challenges Hamas from restraining itself. It added that Hamas is the authority governing the Gaza Strip and as such is responsible for everything happening there.
Saakashvili then re-entered the country illegally and staged multiple rallies in the capital demanding the president be impeached. Georgia had earlier stripped his citizenship and sought his extradition on charges of abuse of power while president.
One month before we elected Donald Trump as our 45th president, Jared Kushner secured a $285 million loan from Deutsche Bank. Deutsche Bank is not the only Trump-related business interest that is attracting the attention of investigators.