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U.N. Security Council Members Rebuke U.S. Softened Stance on Israel's West Bank Settlements

8 monthes ago   |   By Time

In a sharp rebuke to the Trump administration, the 14 other U.N. Security Council members on Wednesday strongly opposed the U.S. announcement that it no longer considers Israeli settlements to be a violation of international law.
They warned that the new American policy undermines a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The council's monthly Mideast meeting, just two days after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's announcement, was dominated by negative reaction to the new American policy from countries representing all regions of the world who said all Israeli...
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