Palestine: Netanyahu spits feathers at Unesco’s view of Jerusalem
UN CULTURAL agency Unesco yesterday approved a resolution entitled Occupied Palestine.
Palestine’s deputy ambassador to Unesco Mounir Anastas said the purpose of the resolution was to “remind Israel that they are the occupying power in East Jerusalem and ask them to stop all their violations.”
Israel says it is angered that the resolution refers to the site of the al-Aqsa mosque without using the term Temple Mount, by which the area is known to Jews.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the resolution was “delusional” and accused Unesco of saying the people of Israel had “no connection to... read more
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