U.S. Envoy: UN Human Rights Council Losing Credibility Over ‘Obsession with Israel’

Israeli youths wave their national flag as they take part in the 'flag march' through Damascus Gate in Jerusalem's old city during celebrations for Jerusalem Day on May 17, 2015 which marks the anniversary of the 'reunification' of the holy city after Israel captured the Arab eastern sector from Jordan …

i24 News reports: Deputy Assistant Secretary of the US State for International Organization Affairs Erin Barclay condoned the UN’s “obsession with Israel” during an address she delivered to the UN Human Rights Council on Tuesday.

Barclay asserted that the council’s “obsession with Israel” comprised the “largest threat” to the “council’s credibility.”

“The United States will oppose any effort to delegitimize or isolate Israel,” she said, calling the council “unfair” and “unbalanced” with “unfounded bias.”

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