November 30, 2012

UN, in Blow to U.S., Recognizes Palestine

Bronner & Hauser, New York Times

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More than 130 countries voted on Thursday to upgrade Palestine to a nonmember observer state of the United Nations, a triumph for Palestinian diplomacy and a sharp rebuke to the United States and Israel.

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