Avigdor Lieberman 521.
(photo credit: Ariel Jerozolimski)
Bosnia-Herzegovina won’t support the Palestinian bid for unilateral statehood at
the United Nations Security Council, Srpska President Milorad Dodic said on
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He spoke during a press conference with Foreign Minister
Avigdor Lieberman, who was visiting Bosnia-Herzegovina. Details of the press
conference were released by Lieberman’s office.
Dodic explained that the
Republic of Srpska, the Serb part of the federation with Bosnia-Herzegovina, was
opposed to the Palestinian request that the Security Council grant it UN
membership. All three federation members — Bosnia, Herzegovina and Srprska —
must agree to the move for to support it at the UN, Dodic said.
one of 15 Security Council members.
Both Israel and the Palestinians have
lobbied its leadership in hopes of gaining its vote.
Dodic for his support.
If the Palestinian membership bid gains enough
votes to pass in the Security Council, the US has promised to veto the measure,
but the hope is that enough countries will oppose the measure to make this