Hamas, a Palestinian terrorist group, mocked the United States last week after the United Nations failed to approve a U.S.-led resolution condemning the militant group’s recent rocket attacks against Israel.
The resolution would have condemned Hamas for “repeatedly firing rockets into Israel and for inciting violence, thereby putting civilians at risk,” while also demanding that Hamas and other terror groups in the region cease their attacks on Israel, according to Fox News. Additionally, the resolution also sought to condemn Hamas for building underground tunnels used to infiltrate Israel.
The resolution failed after a procedural vote at the U.N. General Assembly passed, requiring the U.S.-led resolution to be passed with a two-thirds majority vote. Ultimately, 87 members voted for the resolution, 58 voted against, and 32 members abstained. Unfortunately, the tally was not enough to breach the two-thirds threshold.
Hamas and other Palestinian terror groups said the U.N.’s failure to approve the resolution amounted to a “slap in the face of America” and a “victory for the Palestinian resistance,” the Jerusalem Post reported. – READ MORE