October 19, 2012

Iran, Israel Key to Australia's UN Win

McGeough & Flitton, Sydney Morning Herald

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The backing of unlikely bed fellows Iran and Israel was key to Australia’s stunning victory in the Security Council campaign.

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TAGGED: UN security council, United Nations, Australia, Israel, Iran

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