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Haley slams defeated UN measure on Jerusalem as ‘an insult’

US Ambassador Nikki Haley on Monday slammed as “an insult” a UN draft resolution rejecting the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital after blocking it with a veto.

world Updated: Dec 18, 2017 23:45 IST
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US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley raises her hand as opposed to the vote on a draft resolution that would reject US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel during a meeting on the situation in the Middle East including Palestine on December 18, 2017, at UN Headquarters in New York.
US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley raises her hand as opposed to the vote on a draft resolution that would reject US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel during a meeting on the situation in the Middle East including Palestine on December 18, 2017, at UN Headquarters in New York. (AFP Photo)
         

US Ambassador Nikki Haley on Monday slammed as “an insult” a UN draft resolution rejecting the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital after blocking it with a veto.

“What we witnessed here today in the Security Council is an insult. It won’t be forgotten,” said Haley, describing the measure as “one more example of the United Nations doing more harm than good in addressing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.”

First Published: Dec 18, 2017 23:44 IST