Nikki Haley: UNESCO decision on Hebron is an “affront to history”

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley condemned as an “affront to history” Friday’s decision by UNESCO to classify the Tomb of the Patriarchs — an ancient Jewish holy site in the West Bank city of Hebron — as an “endangered Palestinian World Heritage site.” She called the vote tragic on several levels: “It undermines the trust that is needed for the Israeli-Palestinian peace process to be successful. And it further discredits an already highly questionable UN agency,” she said. “Today’s vote does no one any good and causes much harm. 

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