U.S. withdrawal unlikely to affect UNESCO seriously: Russian analyst
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
MOSCOW, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. decision to pull out of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is unlikely to seriously affect the agency's operation, a Russian expert told Xinhua Friday.
The United States informed UNESCO on Thursday of its withdrawal on Dec. 31, 2018 as the agency was continuing its "anti-Israel bias." Washington stopped funding the organization after it voted to include Palestine as a member in 2011.
"Over the past six years, the Uni ...