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The UN Security Council adopted the Gaza resolution on increasing humanitarian aid

The resolution calls on all parties to allow rapid action to ensure safe and unimpeded humanitarian access to Gaza on a large scale.

However, there is no call for a ceasefire in the resolution, which the Associated Press described as “watered down.”

Russia and the United States abstained from voting, and as permanent members of the Council, they could have vetoed the resolution. This means that the resolution passed with a majority of 13 votes for adoption.

However, the US Ambassador to the United Nations calls Linda Thomas Greenfield The decision is a “strong step forward.”

She says that this advice provided a ray of hope to a sea of ​​suffering.