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US president Joe Biden’s administration will reengage with the United Nations Human Rights Council, three years after former president Donald Trump withdrew over what his administration called bias against Israel and a lack of reform.
Reuters report that secretary of state Antony Blinken will announce today that the United States will return to the Geneva-based council as an observer. A senior state department official said yesterday “We intend to do so knowing that the most effective way to reform and improve the Council is to engage with it in a principled fashion.”
If you’ve got questions about how Trump’s Senate trial will play out this week, then hopefully we have them covered off here: Donald Trump impeachment trial – what you need to know. Here are the key points: