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US seeks return to United Nations Human Rights Council three years after Donald Trump led its exit – ABC News

The United States will seek election to the UN Human Rights Council later this year, another step in President Joe Biden’s plan to have the US resume its place…

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US President Joe Biden’s new administration says it will continue its international re-engagement by seeking election to the UN Human Rights Council, where it will press to eliminate a “disproportionate focus” on ally Israel.
Key points:

  • The US, under Donald Trump’s leadership, quit the council in 2018
  • Now led by Joe Biden, the US will seek election to the council for the 2022-24 term
  • The US will seek to end what it says is the council’s “disproportionate focus on Israel”

Under former president Donald…

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