Profile of Gilad Erdan, the Israeli Ambassador who tore up the UN Charter in the middle of the trial


Gilad Erdan as the Israeli Ambassador was disappointed with his colleagues at the United Nations (UN) who supported the UN resolution regarding Palestine. Disappointment followed by anger, the Israeli Ambassador tore up the UN charter paper before the resolution on full Palestinian membership was passed.

The UN General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly for a resolution asking the Security Council to reconsider Palestine’s status as a full member on Friday (10/05/2024). The results of this vote made certain parties disappointed and angry, especially the Israeli side.

Israel’s disappointment was expressed through its ambassador in a speech. Today, you will also privilege and write a letter to the future terror state Hamas. You have opened the UN to the modern Nazis, to the Hitlers of our timeā€¦.So here it is. “I present to you the future results of today’s vote…the Presidential candidate, Yahya Sinwar, the tyrannical President of the Hamas State, sponsored by the UN, and he thanks you profusely, the General Assembly,” said Gilad Erdan while holding up a picture of Sinwar, Hamas leader in Gaza, citing The Economic Times.

Gilad Menashe Erdan is an Israeli politician and diplomat who has served as Permanent Representative of Israel to the UN since 2020. Born in Ashkelon on September 30 1970, Gilad has Romanian Jewish and Hungarian Jewish ancestry. Quoting Wikipedia, he obtained a Bachelor of Laws degree from Bar-Ilan University and a Master’s degree in Political Science from Tel-Aviv University.

Erdan became active in politics since the early 1990s. At that time, Erdan was still studying law and was involved in opposition to the Oslo Agreement. Before being appointed as Israel’s Ambassador to the UN, Erdan was Israel’s Ambassador to the United States (US).

Much of Erdan’s experience is directly involved with government, especially ministerial positions. The last time Erdan served as minister was in 2020 as Minister of Regional Cooperation.

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