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Fatah thanks countries who voted against Israel at UNSC with map of Palestine erasing Israel

Images and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page


Posted text: “Thank you [all] very much and congratulations to Palestine
The [UN] Security Council adopted a resolution condemning the settlement by a majority of 14 votes”

The first image shows the flags and names of the following countries: “Venezuela, Malaysia, Senegal, New Zealand,” and underneath them appear the words “Thank you,” in reference to their support of the UN Security Council resolution passed on Dec. 23, 2016, demanding an end to Israeli settlement building.

The second image shows the PA map of “Palestine” that presents all of Israel as “Palestine” together with the PA areas in the colors of the Palestinian flag.
Text under the map: “Palestine will triumph”
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The post refers to a UN Security Council resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlement building, which passed on Dec. 23, 2016, by a vote of 14-0 with one abstention. The US abstained instead of vetoing the resolution, in a breach of longstanding US policy of not allowing the UN to force conditions on Israel in place of direct negotiations. This policy change came during US President Barack Obama’s final weeks in office.

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