The USD 3.231 billion budget was then approved by the UN General Assembly last Thursday by a vote of 167-2 with the United States and Israel voting no.
The Durban conference was dominated by clashes over the Middle East and the legacy of slavery, and the US and Israel walked out during the meeting over a draft resolution that singled out Israel for criticism and likened Zionism to racism. That language was dropped in the final documents.
Craft said it was ironic that while the General Assembly was eagerly endorsing two decades of dishonesty and division, the Trump administration was bringing Israel and Arab nations, including the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, together and bridging age-old divides between people.
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