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Israel Summons U.S. Ambassador

By Jason Hopkins, Townhall:

In response to the United States’ decision to abstain from a controversial U.N. vote, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday summoned the United States’ ambassador to Israel.

U.S.ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro has been summoned following a U.N. vote condemning Israeli settlements on disputed land. Instead of voting against the measure, as the United States usually does when these resolutions continually come up, U.S. ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power abstained – allowing the resolution to pass. While having no real effects, the resolution is a symbolic slap in the face to Israel…

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