Vote raises Palestine’s U.N. status
U.S., Israel see resolution as a blow to peace process
Posted: November 30, 2012 at 12:23 a.m.
More than 130 countries voted Thursday to grant Palestine the upgraded status of nonmember state in the United Nations, a defeat for Israel and the United States and a boost for President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority, who was weakened by the recent eight days of fighting in Gaza.
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