The US blocks the UN meeting on Israel and Gaza amid escalating violence

The US blocks the UN meeting on Israel and Gaza amid escalating violence



The United States has objected to a request by China, Norway and Tunisia for a public, virtual meeting of the United Nations Security Council on Friday to discuss worsening violence between Israel and Palestinian militants, diplomats said. The United States, a close ally of Israel, cited diplomatic efforts as the reason for the objection and said a council discussion was not productive but left the door open for a possible meeting on Tuesday, diplomats said. The 15-member council has….

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The United States has objected to a request by China, Norway and Tunisia for a public, virtual meeting of the United Nations Security Council on Friday to discuss worsening violence between Israel and Palestinian militants, diplomats said. The United States, a close ally of Israel, cited diplomatic efforts as the reason for the objection and said a council discussion was not productive but left the door open for a possible meeting on Tuesday, diplomats said. The 15-member council has….

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