Envoy Haley says US won't let the UN 'bully' Israel anymore

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JERUSALEM (AP) President Donald Trump's ambassador to the United Nations says the U.S. will not allow the U.N. to "bully" Israel anymore.

Nikki Haley spoke Wednesday in Jerusalem a day after she berated the U.N.'s top human rights body, charging it lets rights abusers whitewash their images and foes of Israel attack the Jewish state unfairly.

Haley told Israeli President Reuven Rivlin "I have never taken kindly to bullies and the U.N. has bullied Israel for a very long time and we are not going to let that happen anymore."

She said "hopefully it will be a new day in the Human Rights Council when it comes to Israel."

Israel has long complained of ingrained anti-Israel bias at U.N. forums where it is far outnumbered by Arab countries and their supporters.