Israel's decision to abstain made in conjunction with U.S., which also abstained for the first time amid warming relations between Washington and Havana.
'The theater of the absurd continues,' Israeli prime minister says, adding that he and the Israeli ambassador to UNESCO will discuss further measures.
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