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Israeli Isolation Underscored as Palestine Wins Decisive Victory at United Nations

The final vote on non-member observer status at the UN for Palestine was 138 in favour against nine opposed, with 41 abstentions.

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“Peace in the Middle-East has eluded us for far too long and it is a sad commentary on humanity that we have failed in this pressing task,” he said.

“Today, following the cessation of hostilities in the latest round of violence, we have another opportunity to escape the cycle of bitterness and reach out for peace. Let us make this an opportunity,” he added.

 
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