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BREAKING: US withdraws from UNESCO

The United States announced Thursday that it is to withdraw from the United Nations Scientific and Cultural Organization, accusing the body of “anti-Israel bias.”

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Washington would establish an “observer mission” to replace its representation at the Paris-based agency.

US withdrawal deals a further blow to an organization hobbled by regional rivalries and a lack of funds.

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