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India abstains in vote on Israel’s Gaza offensive at UN

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  • India is abstained from voting on a Palestine-backed United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution condemning Israel for its Gaza offensive.
  •  41 countries voted in favour, only the US voted against the resolution in UNHRC in Geneva .
  • The resolution calls upon the parties concerned to cooperate fully with the preliminary examination of the International Criminal Court and with any subsequent investigation that may be opened.
  • Last year India has voted in favour of the resolution, also drafted by Palestine, which had launched an international probe against Israel for Operation Protective Edge.

Source: Defence News

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