UN Security Council nations denounce Trump’s Jerusalem decision

The 14 nations, aside from the United States, on the United Nations (U.N.) Security Council condemned President Trump for recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital this week.

Trump’s action was “not in line with Security Council resolutions and was unhelpful in terms of prospects for peace in the region,” according to a joint statement by the ambassadors of Britain, France, Sweden, Germany and Italy issued after the Friday council meeting.

However, the council as a body is unlikely to officially condemn the United States for the action, The New York Times reported. The U.S. is a permanent member and has veto power over the council.

via UN Security Council nations denounce Trump’s Jerusalem decision | TheHill

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