Kuwait urges UN to condemn Israel and protect Palestinians
Friday, 18 May 2018 () UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Kuwait is urging the Security Council to condemn Israel's use of force against Palestinian civilians "in the strongest terms," especially in the Gaza Strip, and to deploy and international force to protect civilians. A draft resolution circulated by Kuwait, which is the Arab representative on the council, also demands that Israel "immediately cease its military reprisals, collective punishment and unlawful use of force against civilians, including in the Gaza Strip." The United States has defended Israel's actions in Gaza and will very likely veto the resolution if it's put to a vote. Kuwait's effort comes after the Security Council couldn't agree even on a statement...
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