The United States rejected the initiative of Russia and Egypt on the reconciliation of the Palestinian territories in the UN Security Council. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation considers this approach inconsistent.
It is noted that most of the delegations staying in the Security Council were ready to support the resolution on the «Agreement on ending the Palestinian split» that could contribute to the reconciliation of the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, which would be controlled by a single government.
«In Washington, apparently, this logic is not acceptable. Under the pretext of «remaining ambiguities with the implementation of the Agreement», the Americans refused to work on the text of the statement. Another example of the «double standards» of US foreign policy, «- was noted in the Smolensk Square.