Palestinian FM: Eight UN Security Council members support statehood bid

30.09.2011                      02.Tischrei. 5772                      Rosch Haschanah 2

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Palestinian FM: Eight UN Security Council members support statehood bid

Palestinians are focusing efforts on convincing Bosnia to become the decisive ninth supporter of statehood application.

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki told the Voice of Palestine radio station on Thursday that eight members of the Security Council have pledged to support the Palestinian statehood application, and that great efforts are being made to secure a decisive ninth supporter.
Security Council decisions require the support of nine of the 15 members, and no vetoes from the five permanent members, in order to pass….