U.S. blocks U.N. statement on Hebron monitors

The United States blocked a draft United Nations Security Council statement that would have expressed regret at Israel’s decision to eject a foreign observer force from the flashpoint Palestinian city of Hebron. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would not renew the mandate of the Temporary International Presence in Hebron (TIPH), accusing the observers of unspecified anti-Israel activity.
 
Norway, which has headed the multi-country observer mission for the past 22 years, said: “The one-sided Israeli decision can mean that the implementation of an important part of the Oslo accords is discontinued.”
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