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Palestinians to Forge Ahead with UN Bid: Abbas

Palestinians to forge ahead with UN bid: Abbas (via AFP)

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas has announced that the Palestinian Authority will present its bid for non-state UN membership, despite US and Israeli opposition. Following talks with Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi in Cairo, “it has been agreed that the request will be presented on November 29,”…

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2 Responses to Palestinians to Forge Ahead with UN Bid: Abbas

  1. mjsmith November 13, 2012 at 3:02 pm #

    So the Israel does not want the USA to even acknowledge the existence of Palesitne and Palestinian people. Israel DOES want the USA to go to war with Iran.

    • Cujo359 November 13, 2012 at 8:24 pm #

      In the U.S., it’s easier for national politicians to risk the lives of our servicemembers and a serious energy disruption than it is to tell the Israel lobby to pound sand. Until that changes, I don’t see the situation getting any better.

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