The resolution has been backed by Palestinians.
Italy had abstained from last year’s anti-Israel vote at UNESCO, while vowing that in the future, it would take a more proactive approach to defending the Jewish state.
And on Tuesday, Italy realized that vow.
UNESCO passed the resolution, regardless. But not by a major margin — and on that count, it’s being billed as a win for Israel — at least by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
From the Jerusalem Post:
“The low numbers in a UNESCO 22-10 vote disavowing Israeli sovereignty in Jerusalem on the country’s birthday represent a diplomatic victory for Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.Read entire article here: http://pamelageller.com/2017/05/italy-first-eu-country-publicly-reject-unescos-anti-israel-resolution.html/