The resolution had the backing of over 90 member states but faced a US veto despite support from 13 Council members.
The US criticised the resolution for not condemning Hamas' terrorist attack on Israel on October 7 and deemed it imbalanced.
The UAE expressed deep disappointment with the Council's inability to demand a humanitarian ceasefire.
The UK abstained from the vote, citing the resolution's failure to condemn Hamas' actions against Israeli civilians on October 7.
UNSC members met in New York on December 8, 2023