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Gulf standoff looms over UNESCO leadership vote
By Clare BYRNE and Adam PLOWRIGHT
ATTENTION - UPDATES with new votes, quotes ///
Paris, Oct 13, 2017 (AFP) - Candidates from Qatar and France duelled Friday to become the new head of the UN's embattled cultural agency where Gulf tensions and accusations of anti-Israel bias loomed over the politically charged contest.
The campaign to succeed UNESCO's outgoing chief Irina Bokova was overshadowed by Washington's announcem ...