Norway and the Ayatollah of Iran against Israel in UNESCO

Norway voted for Palestinian membership when UNESCO General Conferance admitted Palestine as a Member of the Organisation. A total of 107 countries voted for, 14 voted against, and 52 abstained. Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Jonas Gahr Støre commented:   “Our vote reflects our view that the Palestinian expectations and needs regarding protection of their… Read More Norway and the Ayatollah of Iran against Israel in UNESCO

UNESCO hails Islamic Palestine as a Jew-free-zone

Washington won’t make planned USD 60 million transfer for UN cultural agency, State Department says. FM: Israel should cut ties with PA. The United States said on Monday it had stopped funding UNESCO, the UN cultural agency, following its vote to grant the Palestinians full membership. US State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland told reporters the… Read More UNESCO hails Islamic Palestine as a Jew-free-zone