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Israel-Hamas War: U.S. Vetoes Security Council Resolution Demanding Cease-Fire in Gaza – The New York Times

Israel-Hamas War: U.S. Vetoes Security Council Resolution Demanding Cease-Fire in Gaza – The New York Times

 

Ambassador Robert Wood, representing the United States on the U.N. Security Council, said a cease-fire would plant seeds for the next war.Credit…Yuki Iwamura/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesThe United States vetoed a resolution in the United Nations Security Council on Friday that would have demanded a permanent cease-fire in the Israel-Hamas war, even as the U.N.’s senior leaders warned that without a halt in the fighting it would be nearly impossible to get aid to millions of Palestinians trapped in the war zone.The United States sided with Israel’s claim that ending the war before Hamas is dismantled and removed from power in… 

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