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U.N. General Assembly supports symbolic move to allow Palestine full membership

Video source: Politico

On Friday 10th May 2024, the U.N. General Assembly overwhelmingly passed a resolution which upgrades Palestine’s rights and privileges as an Observer State and calls on the U.N. Security Council to favourably reconsider Palestine’s request for full membership.

The 193-member General Assembly approved the Arab and Palestinian-sponsored resolution by 143 votes for, 9 against (including the United States and Israel) and 25 abstentions. Australia decided to join the vast majority of member states by voting in favour of this resolution.1 Continue reading U.N. General Assembly supports symbolic move to allow Palestine full membership