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December 3, 2014 11:05 am

Israel Compares Iranian Bid for UN Post to ‘Al Capone Running the FBI’

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Reuters – Iran is seeking a senior post on a United Nations committee that decides accreditation of non-governmental organizations, a move that Israel on Tuesday compared to gangster Al Capone running the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Iran was elected to the 19-member committee in April for a four-year term from 2015. The United States and Israel are also members of the committee, which acts as a kind of gatekeeper for rights groups and other NGOs seeking access to U.N. headquarters to lobby and participate in meetings and other events.

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  • Jonah

    In addition to the Iranian insanity, the UN has introduced and passed a resolution for the forced removal of Isreale nuclear weapons. Their next move will be to pass resolutions forcing the Jews to tattoo their names on their arms. Because if you surrender your nukes they intend to skin all of you and make lampshades. Tzipi livinis should bring apprx. 2 million on the open market.