What If The UN Vote Recognizing Israel Were Held Today? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 21.03.10 | 19:34 (IST)

    "Does anyone doubt what the result would be?" - Chet Interesting question. The UN Charter provides that "Membership in the United Nations is open to all other peace-loving states which accept the obligations contained in the present Charter and, in the judgment of the Organization, are able and willing to carry out these obligations. The admission of any such state to membership in the United Nations will be effected by a decision of the General Assembly upon the recommendation of the Security Council." No, Israel would not make the cut. But that does not matter because it would still control the US Veto.

    from the article: In Gaza, UN chief calls Israel siege 'unsustainable and wrong'
    First published 16:22 21.03.10 | Last updated 11:00 31.03.10
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