Silly, silly, of course it is for the Security Council! - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Beauchard
    • 15.05.11 | 12:05 (IDT)

    For the umpteenth time, the procedure for admitting new members to the United Nations must go through the Security Council. Rule 136 states that the General Assembly votes on a proposal from the Security Council. If the US vetoes a proposal then there is no proposal from the Security Council. It does not matter if 99.99% of the General Assembly want to admit Palestine. If there is no proposal from the Security Council it will not happen.

    from the article: Deputy FM: At least 60 UN states back unilateral Palestinian statehood
    First published 09:41 15.05.11 | Last updated 09:41 15.05.11
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