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UN scorched by Haley, Israel as member states shield Hamas from condemnation

UN scorched by Haley, Israel as member states shield Hamas from condemnation

Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley and her Israeli counterpart blasted the United Nations for its failure Thursday to condemn rocket attacks by Palestinian terror group Hamas.

“We can’t talk about peace in the Middle East until we can agree on a basic condemnation of Hamas and its terrorism,” Haley said late Thursday.

“You should be ashamed of yourselves, wait until you have to deal with terrorism in your own countries," Israeli Ambassador Danny Danon told the chamber.

Ahead of the vote, Haley accused those pushing for that threshold of double standards and noted that the U.N. had never once condemned Hamas by name -- despite passing 700 resolutions blasting Israel.

But the calls by Haley and Danon were not enough to get the resolution through, though Danon noted that getting 87 countries to condemn Hamas was a sign of an “unprecedented coalition” at the U.N. to end anti-Israel bias:

Source: www.foxnews.com
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