INSANITY: UN Assembly Votes to Back Palestinian Membership Bid, Grant New ‘Rights and Privileges’

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    In a slap to Israel’s face, the United Nations General Assembly voted by an overwhelming 143-9 margin Friday to grant new “rights and privileges” to Palestinians and also reconsider its request to become the 194th member of the U.N. The nine nations who voted against the measure were Czechia, Hungary, Argentina, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Israel, and the United States.

    The U.S. had opposed membership for Palestine in the past, and reiterated their stand before the vote:

    Israel was infuriated by the outcome, which occurred even as the Jewish state remains at war against Hamas in the Gaza Strip. Israeli ambassador to the U.N Gilad Erdan destroyed a copy of the group’s charter, saying, “You are shredding the U.N. charter with your own hands. Yes, yes, that’s what you’re doing. Shame on you.” Watch:

    Foreign Affairs Minister of Israel Katz tweeted that the resolution rewards violence:

    Unsurprisingly, Palestine’s ambassador had a much different view, and decried the war that Hamas started while thanking college students who are rioting all over the U.S. for their support for the terrorist group:

    Israel has once again been left isolated by much of the world, and the only truly powerful ally they have is the United States. However, despite President Biden’s declaration of “ironclad support,” he has repeatedly undermined the Israelis and recently announced that he will pause certain weapons shipments if the IDF attacks the Hamas stronghold of Rafah. With friends like that…

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