U.N. security council rejects Russia’s resolution on Gaza

The U.N. Security Council on Monday rejected a Russian resolution that called for a ceasefire to end Israel-Hamas war in Gaza, only four countries joined Russia in voting includes China, United Arab Emirates, Mozambique and Gabon.

Meanwhile, another four countries voted against it — the United States, Britain, France and Japan. The other six countries abstained. Adoption needs a minimum of nine “yes” votes in the 15-member council.

The U.N. agency supporting Palestinian refugees has warned that the Gaza Strip faces an “unprecedented human catastrophe” if supply of water and other vital supplies is not restored by the Israeli authorities.

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