UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council is expected to vote on Tuesday on a Palestinian draft resolution that calls for Israel to withdraw from Palestinian territories by late 2017, a measure that is unlikely to pass due to strong opposition from Washington.
Jordan's U.N. Ambassador Dina Kawar said Arab delegations agreed the draft should go to a vote as soon as possible. British Ambassador Mark Lyall Grant said Kawar had requested a 5:00 p.m. ET (2200 GMT) vote.