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        9/27/2011, Elul 28, 5771

      Saudis Call on UN to Accept PA Bid


      Saudi Arabia called on the United Nations, Monday evening, to accept the Palestinian Authority's bid for recognition as a sovereign state and full membership in the organization according to Reuters.

      The call took the form of a written statement by Prince Saud al-Faisal, the Saudi foreign minister, submitted atter the end of speeches at the U.N. General Assembly. The Saudi cabinet reiterated its support for the Palestinian bid at its regular Monday meeting, according to the Kuwait News Agency.