Russia regrets that the United States voted against the resolution on Jerusalem, the foreign Ministry said

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Pescaprae in photobacteria the foreign Ministry. Archival photoRussia regrets that the United States voted against the resolution on Jerusalem, the foreign Ministry said© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Pescaprae the image Bank

It is regrettable that the United States vetoed a resolution of the UN Security Council on Jerusalem, not for the first time demonstrate the approaches, going against the will of the world, is spoken in the comment of Department of information and press of the Russian foreign Ministry.

The UN security Council on 18 December held a vote on the draft resolution proposed by Egypt on behalf of «Arab groups». The document recognized null and void all decisions and actions aimed at altering the character, status and demographic composition of Jerusalem, called on all States to refrain from opening in the city’s diplomatic missions in accordance with the requirement of Council resolution 478 (1980). The resolution was not adopted, as the US delegation voted against it. All other Council members voted in favor.

«It is regrettable that the United States, as a permanent member of the UN Security Council and positioning itself as a key mediator in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, in fact not for the first time demonstrate the approaches, going against the will of the international community and would erode the international legal basis for middle East settlement,» the commentary said.

The Russian foreign Ministry noted that the draft resolution on Jerusalem was a response to Arab States announced on December 6 the President of the USA Donald trump decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the state of Israel and to authorize the state Department to study the question of transferring the American Embassy from tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

«This decision was sharply criticised by the world, not only in the Arab and Muslim parts, led to a serious escalation in the West Bank of the Jordan river and Gaza strip», — reported in Department.

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