U.S. ABSTAINS In U.N. Vote Throwing Israel Under The Bus…Trump Responds

Wow! Obama throws Israel under the bus BUT you can bet President-elect Donald Trump tweeted out his intentions:

“As to the U.N., things will be different after Jan. 20th” – President-elect Donald J. Trump

Israel is our greatest friend in the Middle East yet Obama has constantly undermined Israel at every turn. His relationship with Netanyahu has been strained as a result. Today’s UN resolution was rejected immediately by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a statement:

 “Israel rejects this shameful anti-Israel resolution at the UN and will not abide by its terms. The Obama administration not only failed to protect Israel against this gang-up at the UN, it colluded with it behind the scenes. Israel looks forward to working with President-elect Trump and with all our friends in Congress, Republicans and Democrats alike, to negate the harmful effects of this absurd resolution.”


The U.N. Security Council made a landmark move today that’s sending shock waves through the Middle East: 

The UN Security Council demanded that Israel halt settlements in Palestinian territory, after the United States refrained from vetoing a resolution condemning its closest Middle East ally.

In a rare and momentous step, the United States instead abstained, enabling the adoption of the first UN resolution since 1979 to condemn Israel over its settlement policy.

Applause broke out in the chamber after the text was passed with support from all remaining members of the 15-member council.

The landmark move by the Security Council came despite an effort led by Israel and backed by US President-elect Donald Trump to block the text.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immediately rejected the UN resolution and slammed the outgoing administration of President Barack Obama for refusing to veto it.

“Israel rejects this shameful anti-Israel resolution at the UN and will not abide by its terms,” a statement from Netanyahu’s office said.

“The Obama administration not only failed to protect Israel against this gang-up at the UN, it colluded with it behind the scenes,” it said.

“Israel looks forward to working with President-elect Trump and with all our friends in Congress, Republicans and Democrats alike, to negate the harmful effects of this absurd resolution.”

Trump reacted after the vote by promising change at the world body after he takes office next month.

“As to the U.N., things will be different after Jan. 20th,” he tweeted.

Read more: Yahoo


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