JERUSALEM — Israel pressed forward with promises of retaliation and damage control Sunday following a U.N. vote last week on an anti-settlement resolution that passed thanks to an abstention by the U.S., Israel’s close ally.
Israel’s Foreign Ministry said it began summoning the ambassadors of countries who voted in favour of the resolution, including those from the permanent members of the Security Council — Russia, China, the U.K. and France.
In a highly unusual move, the U.S. Ambassador was later summoned as well, Israeli media reported.
Speaking to a weekly meeting of his Cabinet on Sunday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel …read more
Source: National Newswatch