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Trump, days after Israeli settlements vote, calls U.N. 'sad'
December 27, 2016 / 3:36 AM / a year ago

Trump, days after Israeli settlements vote, calls U.N. 'sad'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump on Monday chided the United Nations as “sad,” just days after the U.N. Security Council adopted a resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlements despite pressure by the U.S. president-elect for a veto by Washington.

FILE PHOTO - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump makes his way through the crowd after addressing a Tea Party rally against the Iran nuclear deal at the U.S. Capitol in Washington September 9, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo

“The United Nations has such great potential but right now it is just a club for people to get together, talk and have a good time. So sad!” Trump said in a post on Twitter.

Reporting by Susan Heavey; Editing by Leslie Adler

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