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(photo credit: Reuters)
Israeli officials are gearing up for a diplomatic battle royale in New York in
September over the Palestinian Authority’s defiant bid to secure full membership
in the United Nations at its annual Opening Assembly. Both parties have been
making their respective cases to world leaders over recent weeks, and the
scorecard from the high stakes face-off will likely be a mix of losses and gains
for each side, but with zero progress toward peace.After months of
uncertainty over exactly what the Palestinians would be demanding, PA officials
finally confirmed in mid-August that they will be making a request for
admittance into the United Nations as a member state.
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