The United States announced that it would return to participate in the work of the United Nations Human Rights Council.
The administration of US President Joe Biden had resumed participation in the activities of the United Nations Human Rights Council, after three years of Former President Donald Trump withdrew due to what his administration described as bias against Israel and the lack of reform.
A senior US State Department official said, on Sunday, that Secretary of State Anthony Blinken will announce, today, Monday, that the United States will return to The Council is based in Geneva as an observer. He added, “We intend to do this, and we know that the most effective way to reform and improve the council is to deal with it in a principled manner.”
We know that the council has the ability to be an important platform for those who fight tyranny and injustice in Through our presence at the table, we seek to reform it and make sure that it can live up to this potential. ”
Trump withdrew from the Human Rights Council in 2018 due to what he described as a chronic bias against Israel and the lack of reform.
The 193-member United Nations General Assembly is due to elect new members to the Council later this year.