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UN votes by strong majority to condemn Israel over Gaza violence

AFP  |  United Nations 

The has adopted by a strong majority of 120 countries an Arab-backed resolution condemning for Palestinian deaths in and rejected a US bid to put the blame on

The resolution was adopted yesterday by a vote of 120 to 8 with 45 abstentions in the 193-nation assembly.

A bid by the to present an amendment condemning failed to garner the two-third majority needed for adoption.

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First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 03:45 IST
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