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Israel postpones Ukraine PM visit after UN vote

December 26
16:54 2016

Members of the Security Council vote on December 23, 2016, on a resolution to stop Israeli settlementsIsrael has postponed this week's visit of Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman following a landmark UN Security Council vote demanding a halt to Israeli settlement building, officials said Monday. The move was the latest by Israel targeting countries that supported Friday's resolution which deeply angered Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government. Ukraine, currently a non-permanent member of the Security Council, in turn summoned the Israeli ambassador in Kiev for further discussion, the foreign ministries of both countries said.


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