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Unesco: US quits UN heritage agency over 'anti-Israel bias'

Trump administration has been preparing for a withdrawal from world heritage body for monthsThe 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” and “mounting arrears”.The US would seek to “remain engaged ... as a non-member observer state in order to contribute US views, perspectives and expertise”, a state department statement added. Continue reading......

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Published By: theguardian.com - Thursday, 12 October