UN diplomat quits after pressure over Israel 'apartheid' report

port accusing Israel of practicing apartheid against Palestinians, reported.

Jordanian diplomat Rima Khalaf, who headed the U.N.'s Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia, said U.N. Secretary General António Guterres urged her to retract her commission's report after it sparked outrage in Israel and the U.S., according to The New York Times.

Khalaf stood by the report despite the pressure.
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