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Israel Won't Let UN Agencies Become Branches of Hamas

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As it so often does, Hamas has been using United Nations agencies and workers in Gaza to aid it in its terrorist aspirations. Algemeiner's Barney Breen-Portnoy reports that Danny Danon, Israel's Ambassador to the U.N., has states that the international body must put a stop to such collusion:

Israel will not permit United Nations agencies to “become branches of the Hamas terrorist organization,” the Jewish state’s envoy to the global body vowed on Wednesday, following the news that a UN employee in the Gaza Strip had been detained and questioned by the Shin Bet over suspected involvement in “security offenses.”

“While UN workers should be focused on humanitarian assistance for the local residents, Hamas is attempting to cynically exploit these officials and turn them into accomplices to terror,” Danny Danon said. “Over the past year, we uncovered a number of incidents in which UN workers took advantage of their positions to assist terror organizations in the Gaza Strip.”

“The UN must act to put an immediate end to this unacceptable situation,” Danon concluded...

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