President-elect Donald Trump criticized the United Nations on Monday as an international body that has "potential" to do something good, but just isn't living up to expectations.
In fact, the incoming president said that right now, the U.N. is just a special "club" for people to get together and talk.
"The United Nations has such great potential but right now it is just a club for people to get together, talk and have a good time. So sad!" Trump tweeted Monday evening.
The United Nations has such great potential but right now it is just a club for people to get together, talk and have a good time. So sad!— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump) 1482788518.0
Trump's comments come after the U.N. last week passed an anti-Israel resolution — specifically United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 — which bans Israel from building settlements in lands claimed by the Palestinians.
However, Israel has already said they have no plans to abide by the international body's ruling.
Still, Trump has made it clear that when he assumes the White House next month, America's relationship with the U.N. and Israel — which has been tumultuous under President Barack Obama — will be different.
"As to the U.N., things will be different after Jan. 20th," Trump tweeted last Friday following the passing of the resolution after Obama's administration failed to veto it, breaking with standard U.S. foreign policy.
As to the U.N., things will be different after Jan. 20th.— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump) 1482524074.0
In addition, Netanyahu has said that he is looking forward to working with the Trump administration and his very pro-Israel government. Netanyahu's government also said Monday that they plan on sharing evidence with Trump that Obama colluded with the U.N. to help "craft" and pass the resolution.