Posts Tagged ‘recognition of independent Palestine’

Palestinian flag raised at UNESCO HQ

Tuesday, December 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 13, 2011

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The Palestinian Authority’s (PA) flag has been raised at UNESCO`s headquarters in Paris. Read more…

Palestine “more determined than ever” to gain UN statehood recognition: envoy

Saturday, November 12, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 12,2011

UNITED NATIONS, Nov. 11 (Xinhua) — Riyad Mansour, the permanent observer of Palestine to the United Nations, said here Friday that the Palestinians will continue to work towards getting recognized as a UN member state through the UN Security Council. Read more…

News Analysis: Failure to secure UNSC majority a temporary setback for the Palestinians

Friday, November 11, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 11,2011
by Adam Gonn

JERUSALEM, Nov. 10 (Xinhua) — Palestinian National Authority ( PNA) Foreign Minister Riad al Malki has announced that after recognizing the difficult in gaining a majority in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for their statehood bid, an alternative route would now be pursued instead. Read more…

Palestine fears US veto

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 Comments off

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Palestine believes that its UN membership bid will be blocked by the US but insists it will fight to the bitter end, the country’s Ambassador in Moscow Faed Read more…

Palestine:UN Security Council Committee unable to accept Palestine

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 Comments off

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The UN Security Council Committee for Admission of New Members was unable to endorse Palestine’s bid to join the ranks of this international Read more…

UN chief warns Palestine against joining “other UN agencies”

Thursday, November 3, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 3 ,2011


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Speaking on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Cannes on Thursday, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said that Palestinian efforts to enter other UN agencies beyond its cultural arm are “beneficial neither for Palestine nor for anyone else.” Read more…

8 of 15 UN Security Council members back Palestine’s membership – VOR

Thursday, September 29, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 29,2011


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Eight of 15 members of the UN Security Council are ready to vote for Palestine’s admission to the UN, Head of the autonomy’s Foreign Minister Riad al Maliki told the “Voice of Palestine” radio station Thursday. Read more…

US:Hillary Clinton seeks pressure for Mideast peace

Thursday, September 29, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 29,2011
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Wednesday sought pressure from Egypt and the key international mediators Read more…

Palestine’s bid to be considered by special UN committee

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 28,2011

The UN Security Council has forwarded Palestine’s membership bid to a specially designed expert committee. The officials will meet on September 30.

Last week the head of Palestine’s Authority Mahmoud Read more…

US:Clinton lobbies to delay UN vote on Palestine

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 27,2011

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