US vetoes UN resolution against Trump’s Jerusalem decision

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Demonstrators hold a Palestinian flag as they stage a protest against U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in Paris, France, Sunday.

UNITED NATIONS — The United States on Monday vetoed a resolution supported by the 14 other U.N. Security Council members that would have required President Donald Trump to rescind his declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a vote that showed the depth of global opposition to the U.S. move.