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June 19, 2015 11:02 am

US Official to UN: Comparing Israel to ISIS is Outrageous

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UN Headquarters. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

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Jerusalem Post – The United States condemned countries, diplomats and UN officials seeking to compare Israel with Islamic State in a speech that its envoy to the United Nations gave to the Security Council in New York on Thursday.

“The idea that the government of Israel, as some have suggested, would be listed on the same page as ISIS, Boko Haram or Syria, is factually and fundamentally wrong,” US Ambassador to the UN for Special Political Affairs David Pressman said.

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