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United States withdraws from UNESCO over anti-Israel bias

canoe.ca Thursday, 12 October 2017 ()
United States withdraws from UNESCO over anti-Israel biasThe United States is pulling out of UNESCO because of what Washington sees as its anti-Israel bias and a need for “fundamental reform” of the U.N. cultural agency.
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On Thursday the United States announced it would withdraw from UNESCO, the U.N.’s cultural and educational agency, complaining about how the organization is run and about what Washington described as bias against Israel. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said in a statement, "This...

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