I used to be proud of former Finns Party chairman, Timo Soini, who had spoken up for Israel during a presidential debate in Finland. However, when push comes to shove, like in the Muslim settler deluge in 2015, his words do not match his deeds. He’s all bluster and nothing of use. He’s not a protagonist against Israel like his predecessor, Erkki Tuomioja, but he’s an empty suit nonetheless.
The UN vote here.
UN votes 151-6 against Israel, an ‘occupying power’ with no rights to Jerusalem
The UN passed six new resolutions against the Jewish state, including one denying Israeli sovereignty over Jerusalem 151-6.
The United Nations General Assembly in New York passed six resolutions on Thursday affirming Palestinian rights and condemning Israeli violations of international law, Middle East Monitor reported.
According to one resolution (‘Jerusalem’), “the Assembly reiterated that any actions by Israel, the occupying Power, to impose its laws, jurisdiction and administration on the Holy City of Jerusalem were illegal and therefore null and void.”
This resolution was adopted by 151 votes in favor to 6 against (Canada, Federated States of Micronesia, Israel, Marshall Islands, Nauru, United States), with 9 abstentions (Australia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Honduras, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, South Sudan, Togo), the Monitor said.
Israel’s delegate condemned the resolutions, claiming that the UN “continued to annually adopt biased resolutions and devote precious resources…to politicized bodies whose sole purpose was to attack and denounce Israel”. The US representative “echoed that opposition.”