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UN Security Council rejects Russian-proposed decision of ceasefire between Israel, Hamas

New York [US], October 17 (ANI): The United Nations Security Council has rejected a Russian decision calling for a humanitarian ceasefire of the battle between Israel and Hamas because the draft didn’t get minimal variety of votes to be handed.

Russia had proposed a decision calling for a humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza. The Russian-led draft decision acquired 5 votes in favour – China, Gabon, Mozambique, Russia, and the United Arab Emirates.

Four nations – United Kingdom, United States, France and Japan on Monday voted towards the draft decision. France, US and UK voted towards the decision over its failure to sentence Hamas for its assaults on Israel.

Six nations – Albania, Brazil, Ecuador, Ghana, Malta, and Switzerland abstained from voting on the decision. Notably, the decision can be have wanted 9 votes in favour to proceed.

US Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield acknowledged that US couldn’t help the Russian draft decision because it ignored Hamas’ assault on Israel and dishonoured victims.

Linda Thomas-Greenfield stated, “By failing to condemn Hamas, Russia is giving cover to a terrorist group that brutalizes innocent civilians. It is outrageous, hypocritical and indefensible.”She condemned Hamas for killing civilians and taking hostages, together with US residents and slaughtering households. US envoy stated that individuals of Gaza are going through dire humanitarian disaster djue to the actions of Hamas.

She stated, “We cannot allow this Council to unfairly shift the blame to Israel and excuse Hamas for its decades of cruelty.”UK’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Barbara Woodward stated she voted towards the draft decision as she can not help a doc which fails to sentence Hamas terror assaults. She referred to as it “unconscionable” for the UNSC to disregard the biggest terror assault in Israel’s historical past.

France’s Permanent Representative to the UN Nicolas de Riviere condemned Hamas’s assault on Israel and nderscored the necessity to shield Israel’s safety and its proper to defend itself. He acknowledged that France voted towards the draft because it lacked “several essential elements.”Israel’s Permanent Representative to the UN Gilad Erdan stated the Security Council is going through “one of the most pivotal moments in its history, a turning point, a moment of truth, that demonstrates whether it holds legitimacy and whether the United Nations has a moral compass.”Erdan referred to as on the UNSC to designate Hamas as a terror group, maintain it totally accountable for what’s occurring in Gaza, uphold Israel’s proper to defend itself.

Switzerland’s Permanent Representative to the UN Pascale Baeriswyl condemned the indiscriminate assaults and hostage-taking perpetrated by Hamas towards Israel. She deplored the deaths of hundreds of civilians in Israel and Gaza.

She stated that Switzerland abstained from voting because of the lack of a transparent reference to worldwide humanitarian legislation, stressing: “Even armed conflicts have rules.”Russia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vassily Nebenzia expressed remorse over UNSC’s failure to undertake the decision and blamed the “selfish intention of the western bloc.”Nebenzia stated that the delegations of western nations “basically stomped” on world hopes for the Council to place an finish to violence. He famous that the vote revealed nations which again ending the violence and offering humanitarian help. He stated that the Western nations have blocked the Council from “sending a unified message for purely selfish and political interests.”Amid the continued battle between Israel and Hamas, the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) stated Hamas has stolen gasoline and medical tools from UN officers in Gaza, sufficient to satisfy water desalination within the Strip for six days.

“Today the United Nations revealed the true face of Hamas when they confirmed that Hamas stole fuel and medical equipment from UN officers in Gaza City. The amount of fuel stolen is enough to power Gaza’s water desalination for six days,” IDF spokesperson Rear Admiral Daniel Hagari stated.

The IDF additional alleged that the Hamas terrorists have been utilizing civilians as human shields within the ongoing counter-offensive towards them within the Gaza Strip.

“Hamas is holding the people of Gaza hostage, cowardly, using them as human shields. Hamas is at war against humanity, not just Israel. They terrorize Jews and Arabs. They seek the deaths of Israelis and Palestinians. The Israel Defense Forces will destroy Hamas for the sake of Israel, Gaza, and the entire world,” he added.

Meanwhile, the phobia group’s navy spokesman, Abu Obeida, claimed that they have been holding between 200 and 250 hostages in Gaza, the Times of Israel reported. In a televised assertion, Hamas stated about 50 others are being held by different “resistance factions elsewhere.” (ANI)