Tuesday, June 24, 2014

United Nations Security Council turns blind eye on Israeli atrocities in the occupied Palestinian territories.

In a closed-door council meeting, Russian Ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin proposed a press statement after listening to a Palestinian appeal. But, the US envoy rejected any reference to Israel. According to a diplomatic source, US Ambassador Samantha Power said that any language directly criticizing Israel would be a red line for Washington. However, another council member, Jordan, wanted a stronger language, saying that “deploring” is simply not enough. 
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Anonymous said...

The United States -- Israel's unofficial veto vote on the UN Security Council. And since 2006, Canada has joined the ranks on the UN General Assembly of being only three countries that will vote for Jewish Zionist supremacist state Israel when all other countries condemn them.