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UN Security Council
Israel to end its bid for seat on UN Security Council
“After consulting with our partners, including our good friends, the State of Israel has decided to postpone its candidacy for a seat on the Security Council,” according to a statement from Israel’s Permanent Mission to the U.N.
US asks UN Security Council to censure ‘deeply disturbing’ remarks by Abbas
The U.S.-drafted statement would have the council express “serious concern” about Abbas’s remarks, which “included vile anti-Semitic slurs and baseless conspiracy theories, and do not serve the interests of the Palestinian people or peace in the Middle East,” AFP reported.