The US failed with the UN on the Israeli issue


Washington did not find support in recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel even among its closest allies.

An insult that will not be forgotten

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley reacted sharply to a vote in the UN Security Council on the resolution against Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The UN Security Council dared not agree with the US position. Washington responded with a veto.

"What we witnessed here today in the Security Council is an insult. It won't be forgotten. It's one more example of the United Nations doing more harm than good in addressing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict," Haley said in remarks following her veto.


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In general, 'Washington's statement about the status of Jerusalem released a terrible genie from the bottle. And the US did not find support in this matter even among its closest allies.

So, on the eve of a conversation took place between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and British Prime Minister Teresa Mei Both sides stressed that the US initiative to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel raises serious concerns from the point of view of security in the region. They also noted that the Israeli government must adhere to the formula of the two states as the most rational way in the peace process. Erdogan himself took a principled position and even convened an extraordinary summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation. Many experts believe that in this way the leader of Turkey challenged Israel.