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NEW YORK — The United Nations voted overwhelmingly to approve a draft resolution in favor of Palestinian self-determination, with Israel and the United States voting against.

The proposal on Thursday in the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee — the committee that deals with human rights and humanitarian affairs — passed 163 to 5, with 10 abstentions.

Canada, which typically votes alongside Israel in such resolutions, stood with the majority.

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In addition to Israel and the US, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia and Nauru also voted against the resolution.

Pompeo visited a winery near the settlement of Psagot on Thursday, the first such visit by a top US diplomat.

Until now, US policy has required products made in the West Bank to be labeled as such. »

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