US Rejoins UNESCO to Combat Chinese Influence


PARIS (Reuters) -The United States plans to rejoin the UNESCO organisation from this July onwards, UNESCO announced on Monday.

The United States withdrew from the U.N. cultural agency in December 2018 under President Donald Trump over accusations of anti-Israel bias and mismanagement.

“It is a strong act of confidence in UNESCO and in multilateralism”, UNESCO Director General Audrey Azoulay said in a statement announcing the rejoining of the U.S.

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