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Commenting article: Over 120 Countries at U.N. Condemn Jerusalem Decision

More than 120 countries defied President Donald Trump on Thursday and voted in favor of a United Nations General Assembly resolution calling for the United States to drop its recent recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, according to Reuters.

Trump had threatened to cut off financial aid to countries that voted in favor. A total of 128 countries backed the resolution, which is non-binding, nine voted against and 35 abstained. Twenty-one countries did not cast a vote.

Trump’s threat appeared to have some impact, with more countries abstaining and rejecting the resolution than usually associated with Palestinian-related resolutions.

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Thenonymous - 22 Dec 2017 // 14:42:33

You forgot to mention which way the Bulgarian government voted.

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