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USA pressuring UN Security Council members to vote aginest Palestine

November 29, 2011

Palestine at the UN
 

RAMALLAH ….Senior Fatah official Nabil Shaath told reporters earlier today at a news conference in Ramallah, that the US was trying to avoid using its veto by pressuring UN Security Council members to vote against a Palestinian bid for UN membership.

Shaath said nine countries in the 15-member council had already recognized the state of Palestine and established diplomatic relations with the Palestinian Authority.

The PLO needs nine votes to win a

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