Friday, 23 December 2016

Brave New World? So Soon?..................from Dan Friedman

[Not even in office yet, the Trump presidency is making its mark. My recommendation to the progressives who are already on their 19th nervous breakdown, double up on the Prozac and Ativan, it’s only going to get “worse.” df]
 
 
JERUSALEM/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump echoed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in urging the Obama administration on Thursday to veto a U.N. Security Council draft resolution that calls for an immediate halt to settlement building on occupied land Palestinians seek for a state.
 
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A United Nations Security Council vote on a draft resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlements has been postponed, "potentially indefinitely", a western diplomatic source said on Thursday.
Earlier, a western diplomat told Reuters that Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi had instructed Egypt's U.N. mission to postpone the vote.

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