After all six major UNESCO World Heritage sites in Syria have been (partially) destroyed by ISIS, while the lute and confiscated artifacts were sold on the black market to worldwide museums, Israel decided to withdraw from the international body which was supposed to protect these historical sites.
The head of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has confirmed receiving Israel’s official letter announcing the regime’s withdrawal from the UN cultural body.
In 2017, UNESCO adopted two Arab-sponsored resolutions against Israel, with one referring to Israel as “the occupying power” in Jerusalem al-Quds and the other declaring the Old City of al-Khalil (Hebron) as a Palestinian World Heritage site.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu instructed his foreign ministry to prepare Israel’s withdrawal from UNESCO, accusing the UN body of “anti-Israel” bias? The Israeli withdrawal would take effect on December 31, 2018.
Tel Aviv’s October move came just a few hours after US State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert announced that the White House would withdraw from the Paris-based agency, after committing war crimes in Syria. The US withdrawal would take effect on December 31, 2017.
The USA also pulled out of the 195-member agency in 1984 during the administration of President Ronald Reagan, accusing it of being biased in favor of the former Soviet Union?Former US President George W. Bush rejoined UNESCO in 2003.
However, Washington stopped funding the body in 2011, after the organization recognized Palestine as a full member. The USA and Israel at the time were among just 14 of 194 members that opposed the membership of Palestine in the international organization.
A large part of the international community never understood why the apartheid regime of Israel was allowed to be a member at the first place.The two worst villains the world has seen should have been kicked out of UNESCO a long time ago
Uganda was the original land set aside for the Khazar’s, but the devious Brits dumped these eastern European ghetto criminals in Palestine where they have no bloodlines.
The Israeli leader, Benzion Mileikowsky (later known as Netanyahu) was born in Warsaw in partitioned Poland which was under Russian control at the time. To Sarah (Lurie) and Zionist activist Nathan Mileikowsky they have no affiliation with Jews or Palestine previously.
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