Defying Foreign Ministry view, likely due to pressure from Moscow, PM tells representatives to avoid vote on decision, which passed; the next day Russia voted in favor of anti-settlement resolution. Israel skips vote
Is the world going to just continue to turn a blind eye to Israel’s several war crimes and crimes against humanity or will it come to a stop after the anti – settlement vote?
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu instructed Israel’s UN delegation last week to skip a General Assembly vote on a proposal to establish an international mechanism for gathering evidence for war crimes during Syria’s civil war.
Netanyahu’s directive, reported for the first time on Tuesday by Yedioth Ahronoth, was made three days before the United Nations Security Council vote on the resolution against the Israeli settlements, and in contradiction to the Foreign Ministry staff’s opinion that Israel should support the resolution.
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