1. Ambassadors approved of the resolution 128 votes to 9, with 35 abstentions.

    Israeli Prime Minster Benjamin Netenyahu rejected the General Assembly's decision Thursday. In a statement released on Twitter, Netenyahu thanked Trump "for his unambiguous position in favor of Jerusalem" along with "the countries that voted together with Israel, together with the truth."
  2. Palestinian leaders welcomed the decision.

    “History records names, it remembers names — the names of those who stand by what is right and the names of those who speak falsehood,” Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad Malki said, according to The New York Times. “Today we are seekers of rights and peace.”

    The resolution did not name the United States, but declared "that any decisions and actions which purport to have altered the character, status or demographic composition of the holy city of Jerusalem have no legal effect, are null and void and must be rescinded."
  3. Speaking before the vote, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley condemned the “disrespect” of U.N. member nations who thought to vote in favor of the resolution.

    “The United States will remember this day in which it was singled out for attack in the General Assembly,” she said. "We will remember it when we are called upon to, once again, make the world's largest contribution to the United Nations.”

    She warned that America will move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem no matter Thursday’s outcome.

    “America will put our embassy in Jerusalem. That is what the American people want us to do, and it is the right thing to do,” she continued. “No vote in the United Nations will make any difference on that. But this vote will make a difference in how Americans view the U.N.”
  4. Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital earlier this month, upending decades of U.S. policy amid warnings from world leaders concerned that his declaration could inflame tensions in the volatile Mideast. The Palestinians seek east Jerusalem -- which Israel captured in 1967 -- for their capital.

    Trump threatened Wednesday to cut off U.S. funding to countries that oppose his decision, The Associated Press reported. Haley warned Tuesday on Twitter that “The US will be taking names” during Thursday’s vote.
  5. "I have determined that it is time to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel," Trump said Dec. 6 during a news conference at the White House. "After more than two decades of waivers, we are no closer to a lasting peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians."

    After Trump's announcement, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres released a statement speaking out against "unilateral measures that would jeopardize the prospect of peace for Israelis and Palestinians."

    "In this moment of great anxiety, I want to make it clear: there is no alternative to the two-state solution. There is no Plan B," he said. "It is only by realizing the vision of two states living side-by-side in peace, security and mutual recognition, with Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and Palestine, and all final status issues resolved permanently through negotiations, that the legitimate aspirations of both peoples will be achieved."

    Guterres did not name Trump or mention the United States in his statement.

    The resolution passed Thursday was co-sponsored by Turkey, chair of the summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, and Yemen, chair of the Arab Group at the U.N.

    The draft resolution said Jerusalem "is a final status issue" and reaffirmed 10 Security Council resolutions on Jerusalem, dating back to 1967, including requirements that the city's final status must be decided in direct negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians.

    The draft resolution demanded "that all states comply with Security Council resolutions regarding the holy city of Jerusalem, and not to recognize any actions or measures contrary to those resolutions."
  6. The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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