The United Kingdom and the United States recanted their sneaky and underhanded back-stabbing of Israel with the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334.
The US, under Obama and via the dishonest and furtive John Kerry organised for New Zealand to front the resolution that shafted Israel. Much has been made of the 14-0 vote, but slowly but surely nations are realising the error of their ways.
Obama should never have authorised that as he was in the lame duck period of his presidency and should have consulted President-elect Donald Trump. He didn’t. The UK was blindsided and because the “honest party” New Zealand sponsored the resolution everyone was hoodwinked. Since then the UK has said if they knew the US would abstain they would have vetoed, the US has said they should have vetoed and now Ukraine has walked back their position.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday spoke with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, effectively burying the hatchet after a crisis in bilateral relations due to Kiev’s support for a United Nations Security Council resolution critical of the settlement enterprise.
“The two leaders agreed to resume their efforts to further strengthen the friendship between Israel and Ukraine,” a statement released by the Prime Minister’s Office read. Among other things, Netanyahu and Poroshenko discussed rescheduling the cancelled visit of Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman to Israel. Read more »