PressTV-US pressuring Arab allies to back anti-Hamas bid at UN

The United States is reportedly exerting pressure on several Arab countries to back its draft UN resolution against the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas in support of the Israeli regime’s latest wave of attacks on the besieged Gaza Strip.

The UN General Assembly is scheduled to vote Thursday on the US-drafted resolution that condemns Hamas for “firing rockets into Israel and for inciting violence.”

Israeli daily newspaper Haaretz reported on Tuesday that Jason Greenblatt, President Donald Trump’s Middle East envoy, had sent letters to diplomats from Morocco, Oman, Bahrain, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Qatar in order to win their support for the resolution.

A US administration official said Greenblatt had claimed that while denouncing Hamas, the motion urges support for efforts towards Palestinian political unity.

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