The UN adopted five resolutions in favor of Palestine

The UN adopted five resolutions in favor of Palestine

The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that the United Nations (UN) General Assembly adopted five resolutions on the Palestine question with a large majority.

In a statement, the ministry reported that the first decision to help Palestinian refugees received the support of 168 countries, while Israel opposed it and 10 countries, including the United States, Uruguay, and Paraguay, abstained.

165 countries supported the decision about the activities of the United Nations Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). Four, the United States, Canada, Israel, and Micronesia, voted against, and six, Cameroon, Guatemala, Kiribati, Palau, Papua, New Guinea, and Vanuatu, abstained.

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The decision of the Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory received the support of 149 countries; six—the United States, Canada, Israel, Hungary, Micronesia, and Nauru—voted against it, and 19 countries abstained.

163 countries supported the decision on the property and income of Palestinian refugees, with five—the United States, Canada, Israel, Micronesia, and Nauru—voting against it and nine choosing to abstain from the vote.

86 countries supported the decision on the work of the Special Committee, tasked with investigating Israel’s practices affecting the human rights of the Palestinian people and other Arab citizens living in the occupied territories. territories, including the US, UK, Israel, Canada, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Austria, and Australia, 12 voted against and 75 countries abstained.

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The ministry welcomed the adoption of the resolutions and called on the countries that did not participate in the vote to “correct their positions and remain on the right side, which is the path of truth, justice and unity of the Palestinian people.”,

In the statement, the ministry stressed the need to take urgent steps to end the suffering of the Palestinian people, stop Israel’s aggression in Gaza, and guarantee a ceasefire.

These decisions, which have symbolic importance, are unnecessary.