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Israel after the United States suspended participation in the UN Human Rights Council

on Sat Jun 23, 2018 1:38 pm
Israel has suspended participation in the UN Human Rights Council several days after the release of the United States.

This is written by the Associated Press.

It is reported that the diplomats were not publicly authorized to discuss this issue, but they said on anonymity that Israel had brought its position closer to the United States.

Diplomats have warned that this step is not final and may change. Israel is not one of the 47 member states of the Council, but participated as an observer, like most other countries.

Rolando Gomez, representative of the council, confirmed that Israel did not participate in the plenary meeting on Friday, June 22.

United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations in the evening of June 19 announced the withdrawal of the United States from the United Nations Human Rights Council , accusing it of "a chronic bias against Israel."

She added that this step "is not a departure from the United States of human rights obligations."

The United States has said it is likely to withdraw from the Council if it is not reformed.

Ukraine supported the United States in their decision to withdraw from the UN Human Rights Council . The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said that the UN is currently in crisis.

On May 14, the United States blocked the approval of the UN Security Council statement , which called for an independent investigation into Israeli-Gaza conflict on the day the new US Embassy in Jerusalem opened.

The White House is responsible for the violence in the Gaza Strip in the Hamas group.

During the protest rally on the Gaza Strip and Israel , 58 people were killed and more than 2,700 injured.

In December 2017, Trump alone announced the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and announced its intention to transfer the US embassy in Israel , which was still located in Tel Aviv.

On May 14, the US Embassy was opened in Jerusalem.

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