Palestinians win implicit U.N. recognition of sovereign state
Posted : Wednesday, 28 November 2012 06:33AM
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The 193-nation U.N. General Assembly overwhelmingly approved a resolution on Thursday to upgrade the Palestinian Authority's observer status at the United Nations from "entity" to "non-member state," implicitly recognizing a Palestinian state.
There were 138 votes in favor, nine against and 41 abstentions.
(Reporting By Louis Charbonneau; Editing by Sandra Maler)
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