Sunday, May 27, 2012

Palestine UN Membership: “Uniting for Peace” vs Legal Misconceptions


Gabriel Helou: “When the Palestinian leadership – backed by the Palestinian people – decided to apply for membership at the United Nations, discussions focused widely on the possibility – or rather the pledge – that the United States – one of the five Permanent Members of the Security Council – would use its veto power in case Palestine application would be put on the table of the Council for examination and recommendation to the UN General Assembly (UNGA) that Palestine be admitted as a member at this world Organization.” To read the full text, click here.

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