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  12/8/2011, Kislev 12, 5772

UNESCO to Fly PA Flag


The United Nations Educational, Social and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) announced, Thursday, that the flag of the Palestinian Authority will be unfurled next to the PA's place at the organization. PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas will take part in the unfurling ceremony.

The PA was received as a full member by a margin of 108-14 with 52 abstentions. Among the countries joining Israel in voting against the PA were the United States, Canada, Germany and Sweden.