Palestinian statehood resolution fails at U.N council, U.S. votes against




 
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December 31st, 2014  
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Topic: Palestinian statehood resolution fails at U.N council, U.S. votes against


By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council on Tuesday rejected a Palestinian resolution calling for an Israeli withdrawal from the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem and the establishment of a Palestinian state by late 2017. The resolution called for negotiations to be based on territorial lines that existed before Israel captured the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip in the 1967 Middle East war. It also called for a peace deal within 12 months. ...




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