Turkey says US disregards UN

Monitoring Desk
Tuesday, 19 December 2017
ANKARA (Turkey): Turkish foreign ministry, in a statement on Monday, mourned, “We regret learning the veto of draft resolution on Jerusalem, submitted to the united nations (UN) security council, with one opposing vote against 14 supporting votes” lashing “United States (US) veto of the draft that was drawn up considering, the international law and legitimacy calls for all countries to follow, the relevant UN resolutions on Jerusalem reveals once again that US no more considers UN resolutions worthy.”

The fact that the US is the sole opposing vote is the most tangible indicator of the illegality of decision on Jerusalem.

It is unacceptable that UN security council is left non-functional in a contradictory manner to the will of international community for such an issue that will have implications on regional peace and stability.

We will continue to stand by the state of Palestine and its people and support the fair struggle of Palestine and efforts thereof in all international fora particularly in the UN general assembly.