Iran Quits UN Climate Change Conference over Israeli Participation

Posted on AllSides December 1st, 2023
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Iran’s representatives walked out of the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Friday over the participation of delegates from Israel.

The Times of Israel reported: “The Iranian side considers Israel’s presence at COP28 ‘as contrary to the goals and guidelines of the conference and, in protest, it left the conference venue,’ Energy Minister Ali Akbar Mehrabian, who heads the Iranian delegation, is quoted as saying by the official news agency IRNA.”

The Palestinian terror group Hamas, which is backed by Iran, has also reportedly urged...

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