They will go to the UN on September 20 and on September 21 there will still not be a palestinian state - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • zionist forever
    • 12.09.11 | 18:16 (IDT)

    Britain, France, Spain, Ireland and the Scandinavian countries will all vote in favor, Germany and possibly Italy will vote agains or at best abstain but probably won't vote in favor. Poland & other former Soviet states who have joined the EU I think will mostly abstain or vote against statehood because at least some of those countries are more pro Israel than the western European EU members. At the end of the day though it doesn't matter who supports the creation of a palestinian state because whilst they will easily win in the General Assembly they can't have a state until its passed the Security Council where the US has a veto and has stated that it will use the veto. Some members of Congress are even in favor of the US cutting all financial aid to the palestinians if they even go to the General Assembly.

    from the article: Leading EU countries support Palestinian statehood bid in UN, poll says
    First published 17:51 12.09.11 | Last updated 17:51 12.09.11
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