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Israel Cuts $6 Million to UN Over Settlement Vote

Israel says it is withholding about $6 million from its annual United Nations dues, following a U.N. Security Council resolution last month calling for an end to Israel’s “settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian territory.”  The United States abstained from voting on the measure, opening the way for the other 14 members of the Council to unanimously pass the resolution. Israel’s U.N. mission said Friday the $6 million cut from its annual $40 million contribution to the...

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