US causes delay in UN vote on Palestine

US causes delay in UN vote on Palestine
US causes delay in UN vote on Palestine

Late amendments mean delayed vote on protection of Palestinians in Gaza and the occupied West Bank

The UN Security Council has postponed a vote on a draft resolution calling for the protection of Palestinians in Gaza and the occupied West Bank after the United States sought changes, diplomats said Thursday.

“We received very late amendments from a member-state, but we have to consider them,” said Kuwait’s Ambassador Mansour Al Otaibi, who presented the draft resolution. He specified that the amendments were from the United States.

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