17 February 2020 - 23 Shevat 5780 - כ"ג שבט ה' אלפים תש"פ
India votes with Israel at UN against group with ties to terror E-mail

For the first time ever, India voted with Israel at the United Nations against granting observer status to a Palestinian human-rights organisation named Shahed.

As reported by JNS, the motion in June at the UN Economic and Social Council was rejected by a 28-14 tally.

“This is a good sign. [...] India was the first country to support us amongst the Asia group,” said Maya Kadosh, Deputy Chief of Mission at the Israel Embassy in India.

According to Kadosh Shahed is connected to the terrorist groups Hezbollah and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad.

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