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African Union suspends debate on Israel’s status – diplomat

The African Union has suspended a debate on whether to withdraw Israel’s accreditation, avoiding a vote that risked creating an unprecedented rift within the 55-member bloc, diplomats tell AFP.

“The Israel question has been suspended for now and instead there will be a committee set up to study the issue,” one of the diplomats says.

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