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  חשון 23, 5774 , 27/10/13

PM Orders Renewed Contact with UN Human Rights Council

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, who is functioning as Foreign Minister pending the disposition of Member of Knesset Avigdor Lieberman's trial on corruption charges, instructed the Foreign Ministry, Sunday, to send a delegation to the United Nations Human Rights Council, which is about to present a review of Israel.

The decision to send the delegation was made after progress in negotiations between Israel and Western nations over Israel's demand to cancel Paragraph 7, which deals only with Israel in a discriminatory way.

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