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US announces withdrawal from UN cultural agency UNESCO, cites anti-Israel bias

Deutsche Welle Thursday, 12 October 2017 ()
US announces withdrawal from UN cultural agency UNESCO, cites anti-Israel biasThe United States will leave the UN cultural agency UNESCO due to what Washington sees as an anti-Israeli bias and need for reform. The withdrawal will go into effect at the end of 2018.
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On Thursday, the United States announced that it would be withdrawing from UNESCO, the UN's cultural and educational agency, citing complaints over how the organization is run and what Washington has described as a bias against Israel. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said in a statement,...

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