‚Israel leaving UNHRC would be regrettable‘

27.03.2012                      04.Nissan. 5772


'Israel leaving UNHRC would be regrettable'

President of UN Human Rights Council says no official confirmation of Israel's decision to cut ties with it.

The president of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) Laura Dupuy Lasserre responded Monday to media reports of Israel's intention to cuts all contacts with the council, saying that if confirmed, it would be "most regrettable."
A senior diplomatic official earlier said that the Foreign Ministry had decided to cut off all contacts with the council. Lasseere, however, said that she had not received official confirmation of Israel's decision, which comes on the heels of the UNHRC vote to send a fact-finding mission to the West Bank to probe the impact of the settlements of Palestinian human rights….