Thursday, October 12, after the announcement of the U.S. Department of state on the withdrawal from the UNESCO, the Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the Israeli Ministry of foreign Affairs to prepare for the process of withdrawal from the organization at the same time with the United States.
Netanyahu praised the US President Donald trump for «bold and moral decision» to leave the organization turned into a «theatre of the absurd».
Earlier, the representative of Israel to UNESCO Carmel Shama said that encouraged the Prime Minister to follow in the footsteps of the United States.
We will remind, on October 12 the US state Department officially announced its withdrawal from UNESCO – the UN Agency for education, science and culture.
According to the official statement of the us state Department, which was presented on Thursday, October 12, the Director-General of UNESCO Irina Bokova, the decision was taken due to «the growing debt of UNESCO, the need to carry out in the organization of fundamental reforms and bias against Israel.»
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