US Blocks UN Security Council Vote Calling for Immediate Ceasefire in Gaza

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1.5.09

US Blocks UN Security Council Vote Calling for Immediate Ceasefire in Gaza

On the diplomatic front, the Security Council is meeting again today to discuss the crisis, after Sunday’s emergency session did not produce a ceasefire resolution. On Saturday, the United States blocked a UN Security Council statement calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza. Egypt, meanwhile, is hosting meetings for a European-backed ceasefire today. [includes rush transcript]

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