The Ukrainian delegation did not vote in the UN General Assembly for a resolution that rejects the recognition by the United States of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The results of the vote published by the press service of the UN.

Approved a resolution by 128 votes, and 9 countries voted against and 35 abstained. 21 country did not participate in the voting, among them Ukraine and Georgia.

As reported by Voice of America, according to representatives of the Ukrainian delegation to the UN, so they expressed their position that such a vote will not contribute to reducing tensions in the region, and the status of Jerusalem must be resolved only through peaceful negotiations.

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The U.S. permanent representative to the UN, Nikki Haley warned that the vote determines how the United States will watch “on countries that do not respect the forum of the UN.”

On 21 December the UN General Assembly by a majority vote adopted a resolution urging countries not to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, despite threats from the President of the United States Donald trump retribution in the form of a reduction of aid do not agree with his decision countries.

See also: Step to war: what will turn the solution trump Jerusalem




Ukraine did not vote for the resolution on status of Jerusalem 22.12.2017

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