Seeking support for statehood, Abbas arrives in Colombia
By JPOST.COM STAFF, REUTERS
October 10, 2011 11:50
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas arrived in Colombia Monday as part of a Latin American tour aimed at garnering support for the PA's statehood bid in the United Nations. Colombia currently sits in the 15-member UN Security Council, where the PA submitted a request for full UN membership last month.
Abbas was scheduled to meet with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Tuesday.
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