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        3/23/2012, Adar 29, 5772

      Ayalon: UNHRC a 'Rubber Stamp' of PA


      Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon responded on Friday to the UN Human Rights Council's decision to set up a committee to examine Jewish construction in Judea and Samaria, and said that "once again the Human Rights Council has proven that it is essentially a rubber stamp of the Palestinians and it has again been proven that the Palestinians do not seek an historical reconciliation or peace, but confrontation and struggle."

      Ayalon added, "This is a continuation of the political incitement campaign that the Palestinians have been holding against us in recent months. As far as Israel is concerned, the UN committee has no effect - political nor moral - and therefore we will not allow them to work here."

      (Arutz Sheva’s North American Desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)