Ceasefire resolution approved for Gaza; US abstains from voting

The Guardian March 27, 2024, 12:00 PM UTC

Summary: The UN Security Council approved a ceasefire resolution for Gaza after the US abstained from voting. Despite this, the Biden administration declared Israel did not violate international law or block humanitarian aid. The US continues to send weapons to Israel, despite concerns of complicity in potential war crimes. Israel's actions in Gaza have been criticized, with calls for an international arms embargo. Netanyahu canceled a delegation visit to the US in response to the UN resolution.

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