U.N. set to implicitly recognize Palestinian state, despite US, Israel threats




 
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U.N. set to implicitly recognize Palestinian state, despite US, Israel threats
 
November 29th, 2012  
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U.N. set to implicitly recognize Palestinian state, despite US, Israel threats
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. General Assembly is set to implicitly recognize a sovereign state of Palestine on Thursday despite threats by the United States and Israel to punish the Palestinian Authority by withholding much-needed funds for the West Bank government. A resolution that would change the Palestinian Authority's U.N. observer status from "entity" to "non-member state," like the Vatican, is expected to pass easily in the 193-nation General Assembly. ...




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