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Posted: December 21, 2017

UN votes to condemn US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

WATCH: President Trump Declares Jerusalem Capital of Israel


UN votes to condemn US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital
In this Monday, Dec. 18, 2017 photo, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, right, votes against a resolution concerning Jerusalem's status at U.N. headquarters. The United States on Monday vetoed a resolution supported by the 14 other U.N. Security Council members that would have required President Donald Trump to rescind his declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a vote that showed the depth of global opposition to the U.S. move. (Eskinder Debebe/United Nations via AP)

By Theresa Seiger, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


The U.N. General Assembly voted in favor Thursday of a resolution that implicitly condemned President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, despite the president's threats to cut funding to countries that oppose his decision.

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