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Israel fumes over new Palestinian world heritage site

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The country’s foreign ministry has blasted the UN’s cultural arm for recognizing a prehistoric site near Jericho as a treasure of humanity.

The Israeli Foreign Ministry has lashed out at the UN for its “politicized” decision to recognize a prehistoric ruin in the West Bank as part of the world’s cultural heritage.

The Tell es-Sultan location outside of Jericho was nominated for the World Heritage List of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) by the Palestinian Authority. It was accepted on Sunday during a meeting of the World Heritage Committee in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

The site is an oval-shaped mound with evidence of human settlement dating back to the Neolithic era. The nomination was separate from Jericho, one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. The city is administered by the Palestinian Authority and serves as a significant tourist attraction.

Ernesto Ottone, UNESCO’s assistant director general, stressed the distinction during the meeting.

“Later historical developments, which span over millennia and are demonstrated by material remains beyond the boundaries of Tell es-Sultan, constitute a rich cultural context, worthy of historical interest and preservation, covering among others, Jewish and Christian heritage,” he remarked. “However, this is not the focus of the proposed nomination.”

The Israeli Foreign Ministry described the decision as “another sign of the Palestinians’ cynical use of UNESCO and the politicization of the organization.”

The ministry will seek to “change all the distorted decisions that were made,” the short statement added.

The Jewish state captured the West Bank along with the Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem during the 1967 Arab-Israeli war. The Israeli government perceives the West Bank as the historic cradle of the Jewish people and accuses Palestinians of trying to erase the connection.

Palestine has been a UNESCO member state since 2011. The organization has since recognized three other world heritage sites in Palestine: the Church of the Nativity and the Pilgrimage Route in Bethlehem, the farmed stone terraces near Battir, and the old town of Hebron. The new entry is listed as “Ancient Jericho/Tell es-Sultan.” Israel left UNESCO in 2019 citing its alleged pro-Palestinian bias.

The conference in Saudi Arabia added multiple new locations to the list of over 1,100 sites, including three Jewish buildings in the medieval historic center of Erfurt, Germany.

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  1. wel, wel, the j**ws shows their hand and who they really are. Well some of them as i suppose there are also decent people among them.
    They begrudge even a small stone mould to another culture, which they cannot bomb and destroy. What a hatefull people.

  2. Once the U.S. goes bankrupt with the Petrol-Dollar fading and the BRICS rise, the funding to Is-Ra-El will stop, and the CIA forecast for that terrorist-run state will cease and then collapse.
    THIS is why Zelensky has stated that he will ‘transform Ukraine into Greater Israel’ so that the Khazarians can once again rob the grain, oil, and minerals from Russia just as the Zionist Bolsheviks did beginning in August 1914, and ending in 1990 when the Russians overthrew the J3wi$h-run Communist Party!
    Zelensky has already banned the Orthodox Churches in the Ukraine- just like Lenin, Trotsky and Stalin did.
    (their real names: Lenin =Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov…Trotsky= Lev Davidovich Bronstein…Stalin=Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili…! ) ALL were radical Talmudic Zionist J3w$ NOT from Russia, but from Georgia and the defunct State of Khazaria!

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