The United States used its veto power to block a proposal by Egypt draft resolution against the recognition by the countries of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

On Monday vote of all other members of the UN security Council supported the document.

The draft resolution was submitted by Egypt over the weekend. The draft expressed deep regret at the recent decisions on the status of Jerusalem.

The proposed Egypt formulations United States is not directly mentioned.

The document notes that any decisions and actions aimed at changing the status of Jerusalem have no legal force, and in accordance with the draft resolution, such decisions should be abolished. In addition, the draft calls on all States to renounce the institution of diplomatic missions in Jerusalem.

In early December, the President of the United States Donald trump announced the decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and the place where the U.S. Embassy . This decision has been condemned by many Islamic and European countries.