The decision follows the U.S. veto on Friday, blocking a United Nations Security Council resolution calling for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza.
The 193-member United Nations General Assembly is poised to vote on Tuesday regarding a draft resolution calling for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in the conflict between Israel and Palestinian militants Hamas in the Gaza Strip, as reported by diplomats on Sunday.
The action follows the U.S. veto on Friday, opposing a U.N. Security Council call for an urgent humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza.
In October, the General Assembly endorsed a resolution with 121 votes in favor, 14 against, and 44 abstentions
. The resolution urged for “an immediate, durable, and sustained humanitarian truce leading to a cessation of hostilities.”