Israeli Lawmakers to Ban: Get Rid of ‘Poisonous’ Anti-Israel Discrimination at UN

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (right) with UN chief Ban Ki-moon in Jerusalem on June 28, 2016

The Jerusalem Post reports: The UN must rid itself of anti-Israel bias and engage honestly with Israelis, Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee members Michael Oren (Kulanu) and Omer Bar-Lev (Zionist Union) wrote in a letter to visiting UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon Tuesday.

The MKs asked Ban to take advantage of his trip to reach out to Israelis to regain their confidence in the UN.

According to Oren and Bar-Lev, 70 percent of Israelis do not have confidence in the intergovernmental organization, though they did not cite a source for the statistic

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