UN allows Palestinians to act more like full member in 2019

Palestinian Ambassador to the United Nations Riyad Mansour sits while members of the United Nations General Assembly vote on whether to allow the Palestinians to procedurally act like a member state during meetings in 2019 when they will chair the group of 77 developing nations at the United Nations in New York, U.S., October 16, 2018. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The 193-member United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday allowed the Palestinians to act more like a full U.N. member state during meetings in 2019 when they will chair the group of 77 developing nations. The United States, Israel and Australia voted against the move, which won 146 votes in favor. There […]

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