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        11/28/2012, Kislev 14, 5773

      Growing Global Support for PA Bid at UN

      Global support for the Palestinian Authority grew on Wednesday a day ahead of their bid to seek upgraded UN status. A growing number of European countries
      said they would vote in favor of the motion, including Spain, Norway, Denmark and Switzerland, following France's lead on Tuesday.

      "We're going to have a vast majority, more than two-thirds," senior PLO official Hanan Ashrawi told reporters in the West Bank town of Ramallah, saying they were confident of easily winning the simple majority needed for the upgrade.