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UN new resolution calls Israel’s formation a catastrophe

United Nations General Assembly passed a new resolution calling the foundation of the state of Israel in 1948 a catastrophe.

Ever since the formation of Israel, Palestine considered it a Nakaba (catastrophe).

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Now the World body by passing this resolution decided to acknowledge the Palestinian version of the event.

This resolution was adopted by 90-30 votes with 47 abstentions in UN General Assembly.
However, the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and most European states including Germany voted against this anti-Israel resolution.

The United Arab Emirates, an ally of Israel under the Abraham Accords, also supported the resolution.

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Israel UN Ambassador Gilad Erdan called the resolution repugnant and shameful.

He also added that the UN is just contributing to the continuation of the crisis by adopting such a radical and pointless resolution.

“What would you say if the international community celebrated the establishment of your country as a disaster?” the ambassador said.

The Israeli UN delegation unveiled its first-ever exhibition the day before Wednesday’s anti-Israel vote at UN headquarters in New York City for a week, which details the expulsion of Jews from Arab nations and Iran.

According to Erdan, “The exhibition tells the tale of the actual Nakba – the Nakba of the Jews who were exiled from Arab countries and Iran.”


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