U.N. Palestinian Statehood
— United Nations (@UN) November 29, 2012
Of course, we’re so glad Mia Farrow has a clue:
Global recognition for Palestine – now on the road to full statehood
— mia farrow (@MiaFarrow) November 30, 2012
Thanks to President Obama’s previous speech saying that Israel should return to the 1967 borders, the Palestinian leadership is now saying the same:
Abbas: “We will accept no less than the independence of the State of Palestine, with East Jerusalem as its capital” on ’67 borders
— New York Times World (@nytimesworld) November 29, 2012
A few countries voted against statehood:
Countries that voted against Palestine at UN include US, Israel and Canada huff.to/115MZW2
— Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) November 29, 2012
The no votes on Palestine: US, Canada, Israel, Czech Republic, Panama, Palau, Marshall Islands, Nauru, and Micronesia.
— Andrew Kaczynski (@BuzzFeedAndrew) November 29, 2012
This may be a good point:
Increasing recognition of Palestine’s claims to be a state makes it much easier to sanction them as state sponsors of terror.
— Glen Allen Walken (@GlenAllenWalken) November 30, 2012
It seems only Benjamin Netanyahu understands:
— Benjamin Netanyahu (@netanyahu) November 29, 2012
Interestingly, President Obama’s twitter handle — @BarackObama — has not tweeted about Palestine within the last 24 hours of this story posting.
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- | Full statehood a step closer: Palestinians win UN state recognition with 138 votes! (truthaholics.wordpress.com)
- U.N. General Assembly upgrades Palestine (jta.org)
- Netanyahu: UN Vote Won’t Bring Palestinian Statehood (hispanicbusiness.com)
- Israeli official downplays Palestinian statehood bid ahead of UN vote (foxnews.com)