New York— UNESCO voted Monday to admit Palestine into the organization as its newest member, and the United States retaliated by cutting off funding for the agency.
The State Department on Monday announced that the United States has stopped funding the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization because of the vote. The US will not make a planned $60 million payment to the agency due this month.
Rightardia suspects Palestine will seek observer status in the UN General assembly to bypass a US veto on the Security Council. This would give Palestine a quasi-state status like the Vatican.
Israel and the US insist in peace accords that have not materialized since Israel was founded 60 years ago.
Rightardia has stated that any US peace initiative while Bibi Natenyahu is Israeli's PM is a fools' errand. Israel is fond of the US foreign and military aid that a peace agreement could limit.
Ultimately the Israel-Palestine conflict will be decided at the end of gun barrel.
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