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November 13, 2018

U.K. Secretary of State for International Development Penny Mordaunt

"Penny Mordaunt has told cabinet colleagues that she wants Britain to withdraw from UNESCO, the UN cultural and education body.

The international development secretary's request to end the 11.1 million funding at the end of next year raised concern among colleagues including Theresa May and Michael Gove, as well as in the Foreign Office.

Ms Mordaunt's department ranks UNESCO as its worst performing multilateral agency. She believes that its work does not meet her spending criteria for international aid.
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Ending funding for Unesco was first proposed by Priti Patel, Ms Mordaunt's predecessor, in 2016 but vetoed by Mrs May."

U.K. SECRETARY OF STATE FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT CALLS FOR U.K. TO QUIT UNESCO Article

Israelis inspect the damage in an apartment that was hit by a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip, in the southern Israeli town of Ashkelon on November 12, 2018

'The rocket fell through the living room': Israelis describe terror of barrage Document

An Israeli man stands inside a house that was hit by a rocket fired from Palestinian terrorists in Gaza

Palestinian Terrorists in Gaza Fire Rocket That Kills Palestinian Man, Wounds Two Israeli Women, in Israeli City of Ashkelon Document