Israeli Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked on Sunday praised the Trump administration’s defense of Israel, arguing the Jewish state is no longer “the United Nations’ punching bag” with U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley’s leadership.
The United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization on Tuesday passed a resolution demanding that Israel disavow Jerusalem as its capital.
The State Department wants to ensure U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley’s foreign policy remarks are first cleared with Washington before she publicly states them.
All 100 U.S. senators signed a letter Thursday asking United Nations Secretary General António Guterres to ensure that Israel receives fair and equal treatment at the world body, which the lawmakers said has advanced an “anti-Israel agenda.”
The United Nations has moved to subject the Trump administration’s proposed Obamacare replacement to a review by the U.N. Human Rights Council.