China has withdrawn its candidate to be director general of Unesco. Photo: Visual China Group
China has withdrawn its candidate to be director general of Unesco. Photo: Visual China Group

China withdraws candidate to lead Unesco and backs Egypt after US and Israel quit heritage body

Beijing to support Moushira Khattab’s candidacy to head the UN cultural agency after its leading donor quits in protest over ‘anti-Israel’ bias

China has withdrawn its candidate to be director general of Unesco. Photo: Visual China Group
China has withdrawn its candidate to be director general of Unesco. Photo: Visual China Group
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