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Opinion Column by Stephen Lendman
UN General Assembly Rejects Trump's Jerusalem Declaration
by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)
The vote should have been near-unanimous – every nation except rogue states America and Israel, complicit in Trump's Jerusalem declaration.
UN member states overwhelmingly rejected it – symbolically rendering it null and void only.
The non-binding vote was adopted by a 128 member state majority, nine weak-kneed nations voting "no," another 35 intimidated or bribed ones abstaining – 21 nations not voting, 65 countries in total failing to do the right thing.
Key "yes" votes came from Britain, China, France, Germany and Russia – the P5+1 countries excluding America voting "no."
Other nations against the resolution included Guatemala, Honduras, Israel, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Pauau and Togo.
Countries abstaining included Argentina, Australia, Canada, Czech Re
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