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India abstains on UNHRC resolution proposing to probe Gaza violence

Among other countries that abstained are France, Italy, Japan, Nepal, Netherlands, Poland and South Korea

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India at UNHRC | Gaza protests | Israel-Palestine

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India has abstained on a resolution at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to set up a Commission of Inquiry on human rights violations during violence blamed on Israel in Palestinian territory, said a diplomat on Thursday night.

New Delhi's decision to abstain from voting indicates a slight shift to strike a balance between its traditionally strong support to the cause of Palestine and its growing relations with Israel, reported the 'Indian Express'.

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First Published: Fri, May 28 2021. 09:36 IST

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