The Jerusalem resolution submitted to the UN General Assembly by Turkey and Yemen was adopted overwhelmingly

During the 10th Emergency Special Session of the UN General Assembly the resolution, submitted by Turkey, the Term President of the Summit of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and Yemen, the Term President of the Arab Group against the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, was adopted by 128 Member Countries.

Despite repression and threats of US government, 128 Member Countries taking up a position for international law norms condemned Donald Trump’s decision taken on December 6 and considered it to be null and void. While 128 countries voted in favour of a resolution rejecting this decision, nine countries including Guatemala, Honduras, Israel, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Togo and United States voted against it and 35 nations abstained.

Following the UN resolution on Jerusalem, H.E. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the Term President of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and also the Chairman of the COMCEC stressed his expectation from US government to turn away from its decision and review it.

Please click here for the voting results of the 10th Emergency Special Session