Netanyahu - UNHRC 'hypocritical'
Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday slammed as "hypocritical" a UN Human Rights Council resolution, which ordered a first probe into Israeli settlements.
"This council has an automatic majority hostile to Israel and is hypocritical," Netanyahu was quoted as saying in a statement released by his office.
The Israeli premier added that the UN Human Rights Council "should be ashamed of itself".
The 47-member council approved earlier a resolution ordering a first probe into how Israeli settlements may be infringing on the rights of the Palestinian people.
With 36 in favour, 10 members abstained and one voted against it.