Saturday, June 16, 2018

Trump Administration Will Withdraw US from UN Human Rights Council, Report Says

The US Ambassador Nikki Haley said last year that the group has a 'chronic anti-Israel bias'.

President Donald Trump's administration is said to be set on withdrawing the US from the United Nations Human Rights Council. which meets for a new session next week

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has accused the 47-member organisation based in Geneva of “chronic anti-Israel bias” since she came into office last year and according to a number of reports, the withdrawal is “imminent,” particularly after UN's recent condemnation of Israel's violence against Palestinians in Gaza

Diplomats believe it is a case of when, not if, the US withdraws according to Reuters, although the State Department did not say in a statement that a decision had been made. 

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Source: The Independent

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