Photo: the UN security Council passed a vote

All other members supported the document.

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. It is reported by Interfax.

As noted, on Monday a vote by all the other members of the UN security Council supported the document. As one of the permanent members of the security Council voted against the project is not adopted.

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.

Recall, December 6, trump said about the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and instructed the state Department to begin preparing to transfer the American Embassy from tel Aviv.

The Israeli authorities said the decision of the US President’s gift, and the leader of Palestine said that it means the end of American involvement in the middle East peace process.