Advertisements
Latest News:

Israel Will Re-Assess Its Ties With The UN

benjamin_netanyahu_2012Jerusalem: The Israeli government has said Israel will re-assess its ties with the United Nations. The move comes after the Security Council adopted a resolution, described as an ambush, demanding Israel stop settlement building on occupied Palestinian land.

The resolution was passed after the US refused to veto it, breaking with long-standing American practice.

The American abstention was immediately characterized by Israel and its supporters from both parties in the U.S. Congress as a stinging rebuke, if not a betrayal.

The Israeli ambassador to the U.N., Danny Danon, called the resolution “disgraceful” and said Israel had expected its usual support from the United States.

The action by the Security Council is a “victory for terror, hatred and violence,” Danon declared.

Netanyahu’s office declared the resolution was “shameful,” and said his government would not abide by its terms.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is taking diplomatic action against countries that co-sponsored the U.N. Security Council resolution against the buildup of Jewish settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, which Palestinians want as a capitol for a future state.

Washington has traditionally sheltered Israel from condemnatory resolutions.

Advertisements
About Staff Writer (1915 Articles)
Bringing real independent news to all people

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: