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Israel to join US in quitting Unesco

2017-10-13 09:16:32       source:BBC

October 13, 2017


Israel has said it will join the US in pulling out of the UN's cultural organisation Unesco, after US officials cited "anti-Israel bias".


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised the US decision as "brave and moral", a statement said.


The agency is known for designating world heritage sites such as Syria's Palmyra and the US Grand Canyon.


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