Friend China supports Russia's ceasefire proposalAt the same time, four votes were cast in favor of Russia's resolution calling for a ceasefire in Gaza, which also includes Russia and China. The US and Britain voted against the resolution, while nine other members abstained. If the Russian proposal got enough votes to approve it, the US could veto it.Russian envoy calls American proposal politically motivatedRussia's Ambassador to the UN Vasily Nebenzya has accused the US of trying to block UNSC decisions so that there is no impact on Israel's attack on Gaza. He criticized the US resolution for failing to call for a ceasefire and for not including a condemnation of attacks on civilians in Gaza.Israel's ambassador said this for AmericaAfter the US proposal was rejected, Israel's Ambassador to the UN Gilad Erdan said that he wanted to thank the US and other members of this council who supported this proposal. The resolution clearly condemns brutal terrorists and empowers member states to defend themselves against terrorism. It shows that despite all the lies spread in the halls of the United Nations, there are still people who stand up for the values of freedom and security. He said that in Israel, we are fighting for our survival. If a similar genocide occurs in any country, it will face it with much more force than Israel.
#WATCH | Ambassador of Israel to the United Nations, Gilad Erdan says, "...If this other resolution truly focused on the humanitarian situation as it was presented. The over 220 hostages being held by Hamas would not be a general signed note at the very end of the resolution. It… pic.twitter.com/wfcZZjxn7G— ANI (@ANI) October 25, 2023