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Israel weights withdrawing candidacy on United Nation Security Council

Israel is expected to withdraw its candidacy for a place on the UN Security Council since the Foreign Ministry pointed out Israel’s victory against Germany, Belgium, after failing to launch a campaign for the seat, is now highly unlikely.

By Shlomo Cesana


Israel is expected to withdraw its bid for a seat on the c Security Council that it had hoped to secure for the first time this June, with chances of winning considered slim.

Danny Danon, Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations, addresses the UN Security Council.

To win the seat, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who also serves as Israel’s foreign minister, and Israel’s entire diplomatic establishment, would have to launch an aggressive campaign and meet with foreign dignitaries. Continue Reading »