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UN Orders Israel to Pay $1.1 Million for Damages to UN Property in 1996 Lebanon

Washington Free Beacon – Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations criticized the international body for its anti-Israel bias after Syria and a slew of other nations ordered the Jewish state to pay $1.1 million in “damages” resulting from its campaign to stop Hezbollah terrorists.

Included in the U.N. General Assembly’s latest “peacekeeping budget,” which was passed late last month, is “a call for Israel to pay some $1.1 million for damages to United Nations property following the shelling of the Qana village in southern Lebanon.” The U.N., led by Syria, has been pushing this resolution since 1996, when the incident first occurred, a move that Israel’s ambassador called biased.

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Source: The Algemeiner

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