Israel thanks Italy for stance on UNESCO Jerusalem resolution

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked his Italian counterpart Matteo Renzi or his stance against a resolution adopted by UNESCO on JerusalemIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked his Italian counterpart Matteo Renzi on Saturday for his stance against a resolution adopted by UNESCO on Jerusalem. The UN cultural agency on Tuesday adopted an Arab-sponsored resolution condemning Israel’s actions at a flashpoint holy site in east Jerusalem, deepening anger in the Jewish state. On Friday, Renzi strongly criticised the resolution, saying that Rome — which had abstained in the vote — would now oppose it.

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