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U.N vote on Israeli settlement postponed, "potentially indefinitely" - source

by Reuters
Thursday, 22 December 2016 15:34 GMT

WASHINGTON, Dec 22 (Reuters) - A United Nations Security Council vote on a draft resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlements has been postponed, "potentially indefinitely", a western diplomatic source said on Thursday.

Earlier, a western diplomat told Reuters that Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi had instructed Egypt's U.N. mission to postpone the vote. (Reporting By Matt Spetalnick; Writing by Yara Bayoumy; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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