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  6/19/2014, Sivan 21, 5774

Israeli Rep. Appointed Deputy Chairman of UN Committee


The Israeli delegation to the United Nations succeeded in having an Israeli representative appointed to the position of Deputy Chairman of the Special Committee for Political Affairs in the United Nations, despite an Arab opposition.

Opposition to the Israeli’s appointment to was a Syrian initiative supported by all other Arab members of the UN. Nevertheless, with support from European, Asian, Pacific, African and Latin American countries, Israel was able to see its representative appointed, through voting with secret ballots.