August 5, 2022: "...Under my leadership the UK has stood up for Israel when it faces biases and unreasonable
criticism. At the UN we have voted against resolutions under, and pressed for, the abolition
of Item 7 - the standalone item focused on Israel at the Human Rights Council.
I have also strengthened the UK’s supportive role in the UN. During my time as Foreiegn
Secretary, I have ensured our diplomats voted against the resolution for a "Special
Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices'', which I considered institutionally biased and a
waste of money. Therefore, also I support Prime Minister Lapid’s recent intervention on the
UN’s commission of inquiry; antisemitism has no place on the world stage and UN
representatives with history of antisemitic remarks should have no role in reviewing the
activities of Israel..."