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UN Security Council adopts a US-backed resolution for a permanent ceasefire in Gaza [SOUND]

# The United Nations Security Council has adopted a US-drafted resolution for a permanent ceasefire between Hamas and Israel, and the release of the hostages in Gaza. Fourteen of the 15 Security Council members voted in favour of the resolution. Russia abstained. A three-part ceasefire plan was unveiled by US president Joe Biden last month. Israel has already accepted the deal. Palestine’s ambassador to the UN, Riyad Mansour, has welcomed the adoption of the resolution:

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