Screenshot US vetoes the Brazilian-led draft resolution on the Israel-Gaza crisis. While 12 of the Council’s 15 members voted in favour of the Brazilian-led text, one (United States) voted against, and two (Russia, and the United Kingdom) abstained.

A ‘no’ vote from any one of the five permanent members of the Council stops action on any measure put before it. The body’s permanent members are China, France, Russian Federation, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Tweet URL UN_News_Centre Russian amendments Prior to the vote, two amendments proposed by Russia, calling for an immediate, durable and full ceasefire, and to stop […]

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