US vetoes Gaza cease-fire resolution at UN

America was the only country to vote against the resolution

U.S. vetoes Gaza cease-fire resolution
The U.S. vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution that would have called for an immediate cease-fire in Gaza
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What happened?

The U.S. on Tuesday vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution that would have called for an immediate cease-fire in Gaza. America was the only country to vote against the resolution, though it offered its own draft calling for a temporary cease-fire "as soon as practicable."

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