U.N. council mulls call for U.S. Jerusalem decision to be withdrawn

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By Michelle Nichols

 

The United Nations Security Council is considering a draft resolution that would insist any decisions on the status of  Jerusalem  have no legal effect and must be rescinded after U.S. President Donald Trump recognized the city as Israel’s capital.

The one-page Egyptian-drafted text, which was circulated to the 15-member council on Saturday and seen by Reuters, does not specifically mention the United States or Trump. Diplomats say it has broad support but will likely be vetoed by Washington.

The council could vote early next week,...


U.N. council mulls call for U.S. Jerusalem decision to be withdrawn


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