Kerry defends Israel before UN rights panel

March 3, 2015   |   Category: Prophecy News   |   Tags: , ,

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday delivered a vigorous defense of Israel before the U.N. Human Rights Council, urging its members to end what the United States says is its unfair and biased focus on the Jewish State that could undermine its credibility. His remarks came as the Obama administration attempts to blunt complaints that it has not been strong enough in its support for Israel, criticism now centered on its pursuit of a nuclear deal with Iran.

 

Even as a bitter U.S.-Israel dispute over a possible Iran deal was expected to heat up in Washington later Monday, Kerry affirmed America’s steadfast commitment to its top Mideast ally and called on the council to take a more balanced approach toward Israel.

 

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