U.S. Plans to Change Vote to ‘No’ on UN’s Golan Heights Measure
by David Wainer
November 15, 2018
The U.S. plans for the first time to vote against a United Nations resolution that calls on Israel to end its occupation of the Golan Heights, highlighting a shifting American perspective on the strategic plateau. A draft of an annual resolution expected to be voted on Friday by the UN General Assembly calls attention to the “illegality of the decision” taken by Israel “to impose its laws, jurisdiction and administration on the occupied Syrian Golan,” adding that “acquisition of territory by force is inadmissible under international law.” READ MORE
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