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  9/18/2011, Elul 19, 5771

Whbee Off to UN

Deputy Knesset Speaker Majali Whbee left Israel on Sunday to participate in this week's session of the United Nations General Assembly as a member a delegation from the Parliamentary Assembly.of the Mediterranean (PAM) where he serves as vice president. The delegation will also meet with the American administration in Washington, DC.

The Kadima Knesset member is scheduled to meet with senior U.N. officials in an effort to influence, as much as possible, the votes ahead of the Palestinian Authority's unilateral bid for recognition as a sovereign state.