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Over 120 UN Member States co-sponsored the measure. It urged all parties to negotiate in good faith for peace. 

It called for the "intensification of international and regional diplomatic efforts to support and invigorate the peace process towards achievement of a comprehensive, just and lasting peace."

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Palestine's Permanent UN Observer, Riyad Mansosur, said the Security Council failed to "uphold its responsibilities."

"Our overarching goal remains to bring an end to the Israeli colonization and occupation of our land and its destruction of the two-State solution."

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"We fear, however, that the message sent today may be one that only encourages further Israeli intransigence and impunity."

Israel's then UN ambassador Meron Reuben said "the resolution should never have been submitted."

Rogue states make outrageous claims. With US backing, they're free to violate international law with impunity. Israel takes full advantage.

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On December 19, Washington again expressed support. UN Security Council members met in New York. Unofficial discussions took place. They substituted for condemnation with teeth. No resolution was proposed.

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