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Israel ambassador slams UN council’s statement criticizing Israel: ‘How many murdered Jews does it take?’

Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Gilad Erdan rebuked recent statements on the Hamas terrorist attacks from the Human Rights Council and its commissioner, calling them “false” and “immoral.”

A seemingly anti-Israel statement from the HRC was delivered by Ambassador Zaman Mehdi from Pakistan on Monday.

“On behalf of the IOC member states, we express our deep concerns over the loss of innocent lives in the occupied Palestinian territory and elsewhere,” Mehdi said. “Regrettably, this huge loss of lives and unabated violence is a sad reminder of more than seven decades of illegal foreign occupation, aggression and disrespect for the international law, including UNESCO resolutions.”

In a Tuesday statement, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Turk called for both the IDF and Hamas to “respect international humanitarian law” and defuse tensions. He also criticized Israel’s “full seige” of Gaza.

Smoke rises after a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip hit a house in southern Israel

Smoke rises after a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip hit a house in Ashkelon, southern Israel, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2023. The rockets were fired as Hamas announced a new operation against Israel. (AP)

“The world cannot accept such a distorted moral standard that sadly guarantees that these atrocities will continue,” the ambassador concluded. “We will obliterate Hamas terror infrastructure!”

Fox News Digital’s Greg Wehner contributed to this report.

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