Palestinians Win Vote to Chair Group of 77 Developing Countries at United Nations

The United States, Israel and Australia voted against the move, which is seen as allowing the Palestinians to act more like a full UN member state during meetings in 2019 when they will chair the group

Amir Tibon
Reuters
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Palestine's President Mahmoud Abbas addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018
Palestine's President Mahmoud Abbas addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018Credit: Richard Drew,AP
Amir Tibon
Reuters

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