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UN Security Council resolution demands end to Israeli settlements

UN Security Council votes affirmatively towards resolution demanding the halt of settlement activity by Israel on occupied Palestinian territory – with 14 votes in favor of the resolution and the United States abstaining.
The resolution is the first adopted on Israel and Palestine in approximately eight years. While the US’s decision to abstain serves a great rebuke against Israel in recent history.
"This is not a resolution against settlements, it is an anti-Israel resolution, against the Jewish people and the state of the Jews. The United States tonight has simply abandoned its only friend in the Middle East," said Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz.
Israel's prime minister in a statement released shortly after the resolution passed on friday rejected the resoluition.
"Israel rejects this shameful anti-Israel resolution at the U.N. and will not abide by its terms," the prime minister's office statement said.
“As to the UN, things will be different after Jan 20th," tweeted Donald Trump.