Lithuania abstains in vote on UN resolution condemning Israel over Gaza violence (Updated)
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Lithuania abstained from voting in the UN General Assembly on a resolution condemning Israel for Palestinian deaths in the Gaza Strip.
The resolution was passed on Wednesday night with 120 votes in favor, 8 votes against and 45 abstentions.
At least 129 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire in protests near the border with Gaza in recent months.
The Arab-backed resolution condemns Is