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Old 10-31-2011, 01:41 PM
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Palestine Granted Full UNESCO Membership

Controversial move endorsed in UN cultural agency vote despite US threat of withholding £50m in funds

The UN cultural and educational agency Unesco has granted Palestine full membership in a move that Israel and the United States say could harm Middle East peace efforts. Delegates approved the membership by 107 votes to 14. ‘Long live Palestine!’ shouted one delegate, in French, at the meeting of Unesco’s general conference
Palestine Vote: Statement by UNESCO Director-General

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