"More than 300 lawmakers from Europe and North America have called on democracies to end bias by the United Nations against Israel.
'We, 312 lawmakers from both sides of the Atlantic and from across party lines, call on the EU Member States and fellow democracies to help end the systematic discrimination of Israel at the UN,' they wrote in a petition published by the AJC Transatlantic Institute on Monday...
'Within the context of rising global antisemitism, the relentless, disproportionate, and ritualistic condemnation of the world’s only Jewish state at the UN is particularly dangerous and must finally end,' the petition said. 'Israel deserves attention and scrutiny, as does every other nation. But it also merits equal treatment – nothing more, nothing less.'
The 312 parliamentarians called on EU member states and other democracies to vote against the excessive number of anti-Israel resolutions in the GA and other UN organs, try to abolish the UNHRC permanent agenda item against Israel, and work on dissolving discriminatory UN committees and programs specifically formed against Israel.
The letter was signed by lawmakers from various parties in the US, Israel, Canada, the UK, Norway and Switzerland, as well as EU member states Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden. Several Greek cabinet ministers also signed it..."