US Charges UNESCO with ‘Hotwiring PA Heritage Site’
The U.S. State Dept. charged UNESCO on Monday with “hotwiring” a Palestinian Authority demand that the Church of Nativity be declared a PA heritage site. The designation is usually reserved for sites that are under the threat of destruction. The United Nations agency, which recently accepted the Palestinian Authority as a member over American objections, rejected its own advisors’ opinions and named the church in Bethlehem as an official Palestinian Authority heritage site.
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