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        11/4/2011, Cheshvan 7, 5772

      Britain, France and Colombia to Abstain on PA Vote


      Britain and France will abstain from the vote in the United Nations Security Council on the Palestinian Authority's bid to be accepted by the UN as a sovereign state, according to senior Security Council figures cited, Thursday evening, by the Cable News Network. Other council figures told Agence France Presse that Colombia  will also abstain.

      A diplomatic source at the international organization said there's no chance the PA will get the nine votes they need on the nine-member council to pass the resolution.

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