UK, USA, Canada, Australia, Guatemala and refused to support anti-Israel resolution of the world health organization (who) approved on Friday, 26 may, by an overwhelming majority.
About it writes on Sunday, may 28, edition of the Times of Israel.
This document, adopted at the 70th Assembly of the who in Geneva, Switzerland, we are talking about the need to improve health care in which residents of the Palestinian authority and the Golan heights, as well as the prisoners in Israeli jails.
The initiators of this project became the Palestinian authority, Venezuela, Cuba, Ecuador, Pakistan, South Africa and five Arab countries. Critics of this document noted the blatant «hypocrisy» of this initiative on the part of Syria, where during the five-year civil war killed hundreds of thousands of citizens.
«In the real world Syria is bombing its own hospitals, and in the UN, she is sponsoring a resolution to who, directed against Israel» – wrote on his page on the social network Twitter Executive Director of the non-governmental organization UN Watch Hillel Neuer.
The UK was the only European country that refused to support anti-Israel resolution entitled sleduyushim follows: «health Conditions in the occupied Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem and the occupied Golan heights». The text of this document is not yet posted on the official who website.
Unlike similar resolution 2016, the current draft does not include mention of «obstacles to health in the occupied Palestinian territory» and «damage to the medical infrastructure of the PA», allegedly caused by Israel. Note that in the past year, the United Kingdom expressed support for this document.