Kuwait Pushes To Expel Knesset From International Parliamentary Group

German Bundestag (lower house of parliament) President Norbert Lammert (top L) speaks during a special session at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, to mark 50 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between Israel and Germany on June 24, 2015 in Jerusalem. AFP PHOTO/GALI TIBBON (Photo credit should read GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty …
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The Times of Israel reports: The Inter-Parliamentary Union this week voted to expel the Knesset from the international body due to the “racist laws”’ it allegedly legislates.

The IPU is an international organization for parliaments from all over the world, which works in collaboration with the UN.

The anti-Israel resolution, submitted by Kuwait’s National Assembly speaker Marzouq al-Ghanim, was adopted during the 23rd conference of the Inter-Parliamentary Union in Cairo on Monday, with the participation of lawmakers from all over the Arab world.

The closing statement of the conference included Ghanim’s proposal as well as a recommendation to form a parliamentary committee chaired by Ghanim to support the steadfastness of the Palestinian people.

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