India's UN envoy: 1 Security Council member blocked resolution

India's ambassador to the UN, Hardeep Singh Puri, condemned Israeli settlement construction on behalf of eight Security Council members. According to the Inner City news website, Puri said one country prevented the entire Security Council from voting on the statement against Israeli settlement expansion.


Puri did not mention the name of the country, but Inner City reported that US Ambassador Susan Rice left the hall before he spoke. (net)