PA unlikely to ask for full UN membership

10.10.2011                      13.Cheschwan. 5772

Diplomatie:

PA unlikely to ask for full UN membership

"Our plan is now to take the battle to the General Assembly to seek observer status," official tells 'The Jerusalem Post'.

The Palestinian Authority failed in its bid for full UN membership, its officials admitted on Wednesday. They said they were now unlikely to call for a vote on the matter in the Security Council.
The PA is expected instead to turn to the General Assembly, where it has an automatic majority, and ask that its status be upgraded to that of an observer nation….