UN Ambassador Kelly Craft: ““Had I been the Ambassador at the time of the vote on the resolution, I would have vetoed it”

US pushes back at UNSC’s stance on illegality of West Bank settlements
by Tovah Lazaroff
December 18, 2019

The United States pushed back against the United Nations Security Council stance that West Bank settlements are illegal, declaring that the Trump Administration opposed the 2016 Resolution 2334 that condemned such activity . “It will not surprise anyone in this chamber to hear me say that the Trump Administration strongly opposes Resolution 2334. It is one-sided. It is unfairly critical of Israel,” US Ambassador to the UN Kelly Craft told the UNSC in New York on Wednesday. The US holds the rotating UNSC presidency position this month…[In 2006 the Obama administration] refused to use its veto power at the time and allowed the resolution to pass with the support of the other 14 committee UNSC members. READ MORE  

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