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US to ‘reengage immediately’ with UN Human Rights Council

February 9, 2021

Via: Jurist

The US State Department announced Monday that the US will “reengage immediately and robustly” with the UN Human Rights Council, citing direct instruction from President Joe Biden. The decision comes nearly three years after the Trump administration withdrew the US from the Council in 2018.

“The Biden administration has recommitted the United States to a foreign policy centered on democracy, human rights, and equality,” said Secretary of State Antony Blinken.

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