Six years ago, Donald Trump kicked Americans out of the organization.

At the beginning of June, the United States notified the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) that nearly six years after President Donald Trump withdrew the country from the organization, they had decided to rejoin, reports said. Axios.

UNESCO is the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization and is mainly known for registering World Heritage Sites.

After Palestine became a full member of the organization in 2011, the Obama administration withdrew funding from UNESCO. Then in October 2017, Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the organization due to its anti-Israel stance. Soon after, Israel also withdrew.

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The United States owes the organization $500 million, which it must pay first if it wants to become a member again. If all is true, Congress has appropriated the funds to do just that.

the Axios Withdrawing from UNESCO, he wrote, was among the Biden administration’s long-term foreign policy goals, primarily to counter the growing influence of the Chinese government on the UN agency’s agenda.


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