Un Vote On Jerusalem


20171221The UN is due to vote on a draft resolution regarding Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

BBC OS gives a vibrant account of the day's events with explanation and reaction from those involved.

The United Nations General Assembly is due to vote on US President Donald Trump's statement that saw Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The emergency session was called after the United States vetoed the measure at the Security Council on Monday

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(Photo: Jerusalem. Credit: Getty Images)