U.S. Says It Will Withdraw From UNESCO, Citing 'Anti-Israel Bias'

Published: 12/10/2017
U.S. Says It Will Withdraw From UNESCO, Citing 'Anti-Israel Bias'
Source: WWW.NPR.ORG

The Trump administration has announced that the U.S. will withdraw from UNESCO, the United Nations' chief cultural and educational agency. In a statement released Thursday , the State Department said the move won't take effect for more than a year, noting the withdrawal will be as of Dec. 31, 2018. "This decision was not taken lightly, and reflects U.S. concerns with mounting arrears at UNESCO,

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