UN General Assembly Opens Meeting On Jerusalem

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Updated December 21, 2017
Members of the UN Security Council. KENA BETANCUR / AFP

The UN General Assembly on Thursday opened an emergency session to vote on a motion rejecting US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

The 193-nation assembly will decide on a draft resolution reaffirming that Jerusalem is an issue that must be resolved through negotiations and that any decision on its status must be rescinded.

AFP