"This special session, the resolution before you, and its call for a commission of inquiry are yet again politically motivated and won't change the situation on the ground by even one iota", she said.
The day is being marked as Israeli troops shot dead at least 61 Palestinian protesters on the Gaza border on Monday when USA embassy was being opened in Jerusalem, a move that stirred concerns in Middle East and the Muslim world.
Senior Palestinian official Hanan Ashrawi said Palestinians were looking at past United Nations operations in various countries to see what form a protection effort might take.
Speaking at that meeting, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Dr Anwar Gargash condemned the Israeli occupation's use of excessive force against unarmed Palestinians.
"We also slam the use of the veto by the U.S. to undermine the Security Council from carrying out its duty to achieve a transparent and impartial probe towards the massacres committed by Israel against the Palestinian people".
He also took aim at the USA for shifting its embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, terming it violation of worldwide law contravention of the UN Charter's prohibition of the forcible acquisition of territory.
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To observe solidarity with the Palestinians, who are targeted by the Israeli soldiers at the Gaza Strip, Pakistan is set to observe Palestine Solidarity Day on Friday, according to a statement by Pakistan's Prime Minister Office (PMO).
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu gestures during a news conference in Ankara, Turkey April 16, 2018.
The ministry had on Wednesday, re-assured that Nigeria's official position for a two state solution to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has not changed.
To express solidarity with the Palestinian community special rallies, gatherings and programs are to be organized to condemn Israel's terrorist acts in Gaza.
"Israel should be brought before the global criminal court".
The United States has defended Israel's actions in Gaza and will very likely veto the resolution if it is put to a vote. The council session would only serve to "empower Hamas and reward its terror strategy and its use of civilians as human shields to advance its terror activities against the citizens of Israel".
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