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The US has threatened to withdraw from the UN Council on human rights

США пригрозили выйти из Совета ООН по правам человекаThe UN Council needs to implement a number of reforms, said us Secretary of state.

The Council on human rights, the UN must undertake significant domestic reforms, otherwise, the United States can get out of this structure, said us Secretary of state Rex Tillerson.

“Given that this may be the only such organization that is committed to upholding the human rights Council UN human rights requires significant reform to ensure that we (USA – ed.) continued to be part of it”, – he said.
Tillerson said that the US “continue to assess the effectiveness of its (UN human rights Council – ed.) work.”

“If they do not conduct such reforms, we are going to put into question the appropriateness of our membership,” he added.
The publication, which came in a letter Secretary of state, said that Washington questioned the ability to continue membership in the organization along with the countries, which regularly commits human rights violations. Among such countries Tillerson leads China, Saudi Arabia and Egypt.

Currently, the Council for human rights of the UN made up of 47 States.

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