Israel settlements: Netanyahu orders UN ties review

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said Israel will re-assess its ties with the United Nations.
The move comes after the Security Council adopted a resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlement building on occupied land.
The resolution was passed after the US refused to veto it, breaking with long-standing American practice.
Washington has traditionally sheltered Israel from condemnatory resolutions.
Mr Netanyahu insists that Israel will not abide by Friday's vote at the 15-member UN Security Council, which was welcomed by Palestinian leaders.
"I instructed the Foreign Ministry to complete within a month a re-evaluation of all our contacts with the United Nations, including the Israeli funding of UN institutions and the presence of UN representatives in Israel," he said.

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