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Unesco: Israel joins US in quitting UN heritage agency over 'anti-Israel bias'

Trump administration has been preparing for a withdrawal from world heritage body for months, which Israeli PM praises as ‘brave and moral decision’The United States has formally notified the UN’s world heritage body Unesco that it is withdrawing its membership of the organisation citing “continuing anti-Israel bias”.The announcement by the Trump administration was followed a few hours later by news that Israel was also planning to quit the financially struggling cultural and educational agency. Continue reading......

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Published By: theguardian.com - Thursday, 12 October