“Australia and the Netherlands joined the US, Israel, Italy and Canada in boycotting the talks. The UK is sending a delegation, but no senior official. The move is over concerns about anti-Israel and anti-Western bias. Iran’s president, who has denied the Holocaust, is to address the meeting.”
There is plenty for everyone to be unhappy with here. But, the attempts to curb free-speech that remain in the draft document are very problematic. The statement in support of the talks by the Pope was interesting.