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Palestine UN upgrade: Non-member state


Palestine received an upgrade in the UN’s General Assembly on Thursday from observer entity to “non-member state”, raising deep concerns in “Israel” and the US Administration about the implications of this upgrade.

The 193 UN member states voted on Thursday in the General Assembly for the Palestinian authority’s status upgrade; 138 voted yes, 9 voted no, and 41 abstained.

Palestinians considered this to be a victory, hoping that it will further be upgraded to full member state.

Palestinians now have access to UN agencies and the International Criminal Court to file complaints against “Israel” and will participate in debates at the UN.

President of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas told the General Assembly before voting that it was “being asked today to issue the birth certificate of Palestine.”

Furthermore, “Islamic Jihad Movement” leader Khaled Batesh accentuated that “Jihad” holds on to the Palestinian right…

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