November 2011
Middle East Reporter (Weekly Edition);11/12/2011, Vol. 141 Issue 1277, p5
The article reports on the failure for Palestine to have a full United Nations (UN) membership after the UN Security Council approved the report from an admissions commission stating its inability to make a unanimous recommendation. It relates that Riyad Mansour, the Palestinian envoy to UN, responded that they could not succeed in the Security Council because of the veto power of the U.S. However, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is still initiating full UN membership.


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