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UN Security Council endorses US-sponsored Gaza ceasefire resolution

2024-06-11 09:26:09       source:The Aljazeera

June 10, 2024

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has adopted a resolution endorsing a US-backed ceasefire proposal that aims to end Israel’s eight-month assault on Gaza.

The vote on the United States-sponsored resolution on Monday was 14-0, with Russia abstaining.

The resolution welcomes a three-phase ceasefire proposal announced by US President Joe Biden last month, which calls for an initial six-week ceasefire and the exchange of some Israeli captives held in Gaza for Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails.

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