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Date TimeDecember 21, 2017
VoiceTHERESA May’s name has been noted by the US after the UK voted against Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, according to the nation's ambassador to the United Nations.

Prior to the vote that saw 128 countries, including Britain, oppose the Republican firebrand, Nikki Haley warned nations that the US would be “taking names” of those who stood in its way.
She tweeted: “At the UN we're always asked to do more and give more. So, when we make a decision, at the will of the American people, about where to locate OUR embassy, we don't expect those we've helped to target us.
“On Thursday there'll be a vote criticising our choice. The US will be taking names.”
After 35 countries abstained from the vote, nine voting against and 21 failing to turn up, Ms Haley send out a message of appreciation to the nations that “refused to condemn the United States”.
Theresa May’s name noted by the US as UK votes against Trump’s Jerusalem decision
She tweeted: “The vote is in – 65 countries refused to condemn the United States and 128 voted against us.”
A follow-up post featured an image with all 65 nations written down that included major US recipients such as Uganda, Honduras and South Sudan.
But the UK was notably absent from the list following Theresa May’s decision to vote against the Trump administration.
Prior to the vote the US had been vocal about pulling funding from the UN if its recent decision in the Middle East was not supported.
Ms Haley declared: "The United States will remember this day in which it was singled out for attack in this assembly.
"We will remember it when we are called upon to once again make the world's largest contribution" to the UN and when other member nations ask Washington "to pay even more and to use our influence for their benefit."
Canada, Mexico and Australia were among the nations who refused to condemn Donald Trump as they abstained from voting.
Ms Haley reiterated that the US would move its embassy to Jerusalem even there was opposition to it.
The Republican firebrand had also been vocal prior to the vote, stating “We’re watching those votes”.
He went on: "Let them vote against us, we'll save a lot. We don't care."
Theresa May’s defiance of the US President meant she was not a recipient of an invite to join Ms Haley at a reception in January.
The invitation stated the event was meant to thank countries for “their friendship to the United States”.
Theresa May’s name noted by the US as UK votes against Trump’s Jerusalem decision
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu heaped praise on Donald Trump and all those that bowed to the US’ demands following the result yesterday.
He stated: "Israel rejects the decision of the United Nations and, at the same time, we show gratitude to the high number of countries that abstained from this resolution.
"Israel thanks President Trump on his unequivocal position in favour of Jerusalem and thanks other countries that voted together with Israel, together with the truth."
Theresa May’s name noted by the US as UK votes against Trump’s Jerusalem decision
A spokesman for the US mission described the move by Theresa May and others that voted against its decision as conducting “an unproductive attempt to isolate us”.
They claimed: "While the resolution passed, the vote breakdown tells a different story.
"It's clear that many countries prioritised their relationship with the United States over an unproductive attempt to isolate us for a decision that was our sovereign right to make."

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