UN To Vote Thursday On Backing ECOWAS Action In The Gambia: Diplomats

UN to vote Thursday on backing ECOWAS action in The Gambia: diplomats

UNITED NATIONS, United States, , (Pakistan Point News - APP - 19th Jan, 2017 ) - The UN Security Council will vote on Thursday on a draft resolution endorsing the West African bloc ECOWAS in its efforts to ensure a transfer of power in The Gambia, diplomats said. The Economic Community Of West African States has repeatedly called on leader Yahya Jammeh to respect the result of the December 1 election and step down after 22 years in power.