The United States did not succeed in submitting a draft resolution condemning the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) in the United Nations General Assembly.
The draft resolution won the support of 87 states and 57 against, while 33 abstained.Two majority of the votes, two thirds of the votes had to be adopted, the majority did not obtain the required majority.
On Thursday, the General Assembly voted in favor of Washington's decision to condemn Hamas to a two-thirds majority vote.
The United States presented their project entitled "The activities of Hamas and other militant groups in Gaza".
The motion for a resolution condemns Hamas "repeatedly firing rockets into Israel and inciting violence, putting civilians at risk." The General Assembly also calls on Hamas and other militant parties, including Palestinian Islamic Jihad, to "stop all provocative actions and violent activities, including the use of fire-hazardous incendiary bombs and condemns the use of funds by Hamas in Gaza for a military infrastructure. to build, including tunnels for infiltration in Israel and equipment for firing rockets in civilian areas.