Interpol votes to admit State of Palestine as new member state

By JPOST.COM STAFF
September 27, 2017 11:26




The members of International Police Organization (Interpol) voted on Wednesday to admit the State of Palestine as a member state at its annual General Assembly meeting in Beijing.

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The vote was carried out by secret ballot, something that in international forums traditionally plays to Israel's disadvantage.

76% of member states voted in favor.

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