PROGRESS: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Slovenia, Bulgaria Change Votes to Back Israel – UN Watch Welcomes “Significant Shift“ | UN Watch
For the first time ever, Germany, Austria and Bulgaria changed their votes and opposed the annual resolution that renews the mandate of the 25-nation „Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People,“ one of the UN’s most notorious anti-Israel bodies.
Likewise, Iceland and Uruguay moved from voting Yes last year to Abstain. Others who rightly opposed the resolution as they did in 2019 include Australia, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, Colombia, Honduras, Hungary, and the United States.
Similarly, Switzerland and Slovenia for the first time ever voted No to the annual resolution that renews the mandate of the UN’s Division for Palestinian Rights, which employs 15 full-time staffers, at a cost to taxpayers of millions of dollars, to organize anti-Israel events worldwide. Regrettably, France did not oppose the resolution, and once again abstained….