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

Deutsche Welle Thursday, 12 October 2017
The United States will leave UNESCO due to what Washington sees as an anti-Israel bias and need for reform. Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu said his country will also begin preparations to leave the UN cultural agency.
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On Thursday, the United States and Israel announced that they were quitting the U.N.’s cultural agency UNESCO, after Washington accused it of anti-Israeli bias. The withdrawal of the United States, which is meant to provide a fifth of UNESCO’s funding, is a major blow for the Paris-based...

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