The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed a resolution expressing support for Israel’s membership in the Organization for Economic Development and Cooperation. Likened to an economic NATO, the 30-member organization sets standards to promote democracy and the free market. Israel first applied for membership in 2000.
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