Russia said on Tuesday it does not support proposed US action at the United Nations Security Council on the conflict between Israel and Palestinian militants Hamas in the Gaza Strip and has put forward an alternative draft resolution.
“The whole world is expecting from the Security Council a call for a swift and unconditional ceasefire,” Russia’s UN Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia told the Security Council. “This is precisely what is not in the American draft. Therefore, we don’t see any point in it, and we cannot support it.
(Published 24 October 2023, 18:20 IST)