UN Security Council to vote Friday on US resolution on Gaza ceasefire: US

UN Security Council for first time demands 'immediate' Gaza ceasefire, US abstains
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The United States is submitting to the UN Security Council its draft resolution on the need for an “immediate ceasefire” in Gaza for a Friday vote, the US ambassador’s spokesman said Thursday.

The US resolution “will unequivocally support ongoing diplomatic efforts aimed at securing an immediate ceasefire in Gaza as part of a hostage deal … we will be bringing this Resolution for a vote on Friday morning,” Nate Evans, spokesman for US Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, said in a statement.


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