Israel to join US in quitting Unesco

Israel to join US in quitting Unesco

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", BBC reports.

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

Netanyahu tweeted he had instructed his foreign ministry to "prepare Israel's withdrawal... in parallel with the United States".

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