Anne Gearan reports in the Washington Post:
All 100 U.S. senators signed a letter Thursday asking U.N. Secretary General António Guterres to address what the lawmakers call entrenched bias against Israel at the world body.
The unanimous message notes that the United States is the largest contributor to the United Nations but does not threaten the withholding of U.S. dues. Still, it uses strong language to insist that the United Nations rectify what the senators said is unequal treatment of Israel on human rights and other grounds.
“Through words and actions, we urge you to ensure that Israel is treated neither better nor worse than any other U.N. member in good standing,” the letter said.
The letter, which will be released publicly Friday, was obtained by The Washington Post.
“As both the U.N.’s principal founding member and its largest contributor, the United States should insist on reform,” the letter…
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