UN National Delegations Vote 121 to 14 in Favor of Immediate Ceasefire in Gaza, Isolating Israel and US – Patrick Delaney 10/31/23

Source: LifeSiteNews.com

An overwhelming majority of national government delegations passed a resolution in the United Nations General Assembly on Friday calling for an “immediate, durable and sustained humanitarian truce” between Israel and Hamas. The statement also “demands the immediate, continuous, sufficient and unhindered provision of essential goods and services to civilians throughout the Gaza Strip.”

Titled “Protection of civilians and upholding legal and humanitarian obligations,” the resolution was passed by 90 percent of the voting nations, with a final tally of 121 voting in favor, 14 against, and 44 abstentions.

Nations who voted against the resolution included Israel, the United States, Austria, Hungary, Croatia, Micronesia, Papua New Guinea, Nauru, and Tonga.

The resolution broke a deadlock from the U.N. Security Council over a response to the current crisis in the Holy Land which erupted on October 7. Two weeks ago the United States vetoed a similar resolution with the only vote against the measure out of the 12-member body, highlighting the superpower’s isolation….

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