The United States is withdrawing from the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization over its supposed anti-Israel bias.
The decision comes as part of the Trump administration's attempts to slash its funding to the organization, which it owes some $500 million, the report said.
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It's unclear in the Trump administration what "world heritage" means, but UNESCO works to help protect areas of cultural significance, like the pyramids of Egypt. "The decision", Haley claimed, "is an affront to history and further discredits an already highly questionable United Nations agency".
The organization has voted through several decision that have enraged Israel, particularly resolutions that appear to downplay or omit the importance of holy sites in Jerusalem and West Bank to Judaism.
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Three diplomats said the United States - which canceled its substantial budget contribution to UNESCO in 2011 in protest at a decision to grant the Palestinians full membership - would announce its decision in the coming days.
No longer. This is what the White House has reportedly been planning for months.
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Foreign Policy magazine reported earlier on Thursday that Washington would formally withdraw after the 58-member UNESCO Executive Board selects its new director general on Friday.