Draft resolution of the UN security Council, which called on the USA to cancel the decision on recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, was blocked by the American delegation. It is reported by UKRINFORM correspondent.

According to the report, US officials have used its veto.

It is noted that the draft resolution had garnered 14 votes, however, voted against the security Council permanent members with veto power – the United States.

Ukraine supported a document, the Agency said.

6 December 2017, the US President, Donald trump has officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Further back from tel Aviv, should move the United States Embassy.

Since 1967, the General Assembly and the UN security Council adopted several resolutions condemning the Israeli occupation of East Jerusalem and denying the city’s status as capital of the country.

The USA vetoed the draft resolution of the UN security Council on Jerusalem 18.12.2017

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