Israel short contribution to UN as punishment

Israel punishes the United Nations culture organisation Unesco criticised because the country.

Jerusalem lowers the contribution to the UN with 900,000 euros, so left Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Wednesday know.

The Executive Council of Unesco took a proposal from Arab countries to about Jerusalem. In it becomes critical to the Israeli "occupation authorities" due to excavations in East Jerusalem.

Israel now pays still 2.1 million euro contribution to the UN. That was rather 10.8 million euros. From punishment for critical United Nations resolutions on the settlers over the past few months the country had this policy been reduced with 7.6 million.