Biden administration to "reengage" with U.N. Human Rights Council

Posted on AllSides February 8th, 2021
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The United States will "reengage" with the United Nations Human Rights Council, the State Department announced Monday, reversing the Trump administration's withdrawal from the body nearly three years ago.

Secretary of State Antony Blinken said President Biden instructed the State Department to move toward returning to the U.N. Human Rights Council, with the U.S. first engaging as an observer, as the Biden administration "has committed the United States to a foreign policy centered on democracy, human rights and equality."

"We recognize that the Human Rights Council is a flawed...

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