Rachna Shah
Oct 13, 2017

US and Israel Withdraw from UNESCO

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UNESCO is the U.N.'s cultural organization. The US and Israel have recently withdrawn from UNESCO citing anti-Israel bias.

 

"UNESCO is about promoting our ideals and values through culture, education and science," Francois Delattre, France's UN ambassador, said in New York, adding that "we need an America that stays committed to world affairs."

 

What are your thoughts on this happening and its implication for US foreign policy and that of Israel and Palestine?

 

Source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/10/withdraws-unesco-171012133838151.html

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