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US withdraws from 'anti-Israel' UNESCO

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October 12, 2017 19:49

The United States today announced that it is to withdraw from the United Nations Scientific and Cultural Organisation, accusing the body of 'anti-Israel bias', reports said.

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Washington would establish an 'observer mission' to replace its representation at the Paris-based agency. -- Agencies

Photograph: Philippe Wojazer/Reuters

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