Friday, January 9, 2009

UN Security Council Urges Immediate Ceasefire in Gaza

The UN Security Council has urged Israel and Hamas to immediately end the Gaza conflict, a call that follows 13 days of fighting with more than 800 people dead and thousands wounded.

The 15-nation Security Council voted 14-0 late Thursday, Jan. 8, with the United States abstaining, to adopt the resolution demanding the ceasefire.

The ceasefire resolution came after three days long of intense, closed-door negotiations at United Nations headquarters to hammer out a compromise or in another words to tone down the text till it became acceptable to all of permanent members with veto power(namely the United States, France, Britain, Russia and China).


air said...

it toke 3 day to change the contents of the text to make it palatable to the US and Zionist loby in the State as well as the Zionist in the Israel..


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