On 20 May, an Israeli foreign ministry official told AFP that Israel has cancelled the UNESCO mission to Jerusalem, which was due to arrive today.

The official said, “the Palestinians were not respecting the understandings. The visit was supposed to be professional, (but) they were taking measures that showed they were politicizing the event and not letting the delegation focus on professional sides of it.”

The purpose of the visit by the UNESCO mission was to examine the ...

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