Skip to comments.After UN S vote, Russia offers to replace US as 'honest' Mideast mediator
Posted on 12/18/2017 4:58:19 PM PST by GoldenState_Rose
Russia on Monday said it was ready to become an honest mediator between the Israelis and Palestinians, a role the United States has played for years, after a vote at the UN Security Council...
Washington vetoed a resolution supported by the 14 other Council members that would have required President Donald Trump to rescind his declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Russias deputy UN ambassador Vladimir Safronkov said it was becoming more important to move as quickly as possible towards direct Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. He reiterated Russias proposal to hold a summit between the Palestinian and Israeli leaders.
We are ready to become an honest mediator here, he said.
He also reiterated Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrovs call for the Security Council to conduct a comprehensive review of the situation in the Middle East.
The United States had been certain to veto the Egyptian-sponsored resolution, but its Arab supporters wanted the vote to demonstrate that countries everywhere and even many US allies such as Britain, France and Japan are against Trumps action.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked the US for using its veto in a video...
He said Haley lit a candle of truth and dispelled lies.
Netanyahu compared Haley to the Maccabees, Jewish warriors commemorated during the current Jewish holiday of Hannukah for revolting against Hellenic rulers, rededicating the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem and establishing a Jewish Kingdom in Judea...One defeated the many, truth defeated lies.
Trump broke with decades of US neutrality on Jerusalem on December 6 when he declared that the United States recognizes the city as Israels capital and will move its embassy there. Trump insisted that after repeated peace failures it was past time for a new approach, saying his decision was merely based on reality.
(Excerpt) Read more at timesofisrael.com ...
I think we should let Russia have the palestinians.
They apparently need more Nord-Osts and Beslans...
[After UNSC vote, Russia offers to replace US as honest Mideast mediator]
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The words “Russia” and “honest” never belong in the same sentence.
I don’t think Putin’s “ honesty” is going to impress the Israelis
Given his alliances with Iran and Syria
Gee - theres an honest guy ...
I think it better if China takes off the mask.
Trump needs to bypass the Abbas/PLO terrorist gangster government that oppresses the Palestinian people and recognize a new representative organization as Peace partner for negotiations.
The Peace Process consists of various schemes to push Israel into the sea. Russia is more than willing to lend a hand. Casual mass murder is a sport with a long history in Russia.
Incredible how a move like this is like the “Weinstein” moment for the U.N. — just reveals leaders for the frauds and creeps they are.
Honest Broker? Sounds like Muller's group of investigators.
Yes, U.N. base in Lebanon was stocked with Russian weapons.
Supposedly too sophisticated for PLO so indications preset for Russian invasion.
Right out of Ezekiel 38.
Russia Recognizes Jerusalem As Israel’s Capital
thehill.com | 04/06/17
Posted on 4/9/2017 8:01:34 AM by Helicondelta
Russia recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital
The Hill | 4.6.17 | nikita-vladimirov
Posted on 4/9/2017 7:00:13 PM by ItsOnlyDaryl
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