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In Major Breakthrough, Britain, Denmark Announce Opposition to Anti-Israel Resolutions at UNHRC (The Daily Tip, from the Israel Project)

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Mar. 21, 2019

The British and Danish governments announced Thursday that they will oppose every United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) measure on alleged Israeli violation of Palestinian human rights in the West Bank and Gaza under discriminatory Agenda Item 7.

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said in an op-ed published in the Jewish Chronicle that, “Two years ago, the United Kingdom said that unless the situation changed, we would vote against all texts proposed under Item 7.”

Hunt stressed: “Sadly, our concerns have not been heeded. So I have decided that we will do exactly what we said: Britain will now oppose every Item 7 resolution. On Friday we will vote against all four texts proposed in this way.”

Danish Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen announced similar measures Thursday, saying…

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