The United States is dropping out of the United Nations’ Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization only months after the international organization went “delusional” by declaring the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron a “Palestinian heritage site.”
Heather Nauert, a State Department spokeswoman, announced the move will be made before the end of the year, the Washington Examiner reported Thursday.
“This decision was not taken lightly, and reflects U.S. concerns with mounting arrears at UNESCO, the need for fundamental reform in the organization, and continuing anti-Israel bias at UNESCO,” Nauert said.
President Trump’s administration has been highly critical of the United Nations in general and in particular of its anti-Israel bias. A petition is encouraging Congress and the president to defund the U.N. and expel its headquarters from the U.S.
In July, WND reported a prominent supporter of Israel said the United Nations has turned “delusional.” (Read more from “U.S. Quits UNESCO Over ‘Anti-Israel Bias'” HERE)