Pres. Abbas considers UNGA vote for Palestinians’ protection ‘victory’

The Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas thanked on Thursday the countries that voted in favor of a United Nations General Assembly’s (UNGA) resolution for the protection of Palestinians in the Israeli-occupied territories.

According to Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA), “This vote is a victory for Palestinian rights, justice and international law,” said the president in a statement.

The UNGA passed the resolution with 120 votes in favor, eight against and 45 abstentions.

Source: Kuwait News Agency