UN Demands End to Israel Settlements Of Occupied Palestinian Territories

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The UN Security Council adopted the draft resolution on Israeli settlements, with the sole abstention of the United States, Security Council President Roman Oyarzun Marchesi said on Friday.

“The result of the voting is as follows: 14 votes in favor, 1 abstention. The draft resolution has been adopted as resolution 2334,” Marchesi said.

The draft resolution, circulated by Egypt, states that Israel should “immediately and completely cease all settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem.”

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