After a right-wing protest, Prime Minister Netanyahu said Israel would not sign onto the pact, which is not legally binding and which Australia, Hungary and Austria also declined to join
Noa Landau is diplomatic correspondent for Haaretz. Prior to this, she served as head of the news department and editor of Haaretz English Edition. She is also a member of the newspaper’s editorial board.
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