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  6/12/2014, Sivan 14, 5774

Report: PA Considers Applying to More UN Groups

A report Thursday said that the Palestinian Authority was considering its next steps in applying for membership in UN organizations under the name “Palestine.” Last April, PA chief Mahmoud Abbas started the process of applying to 15 different UN organizations, and according to the PA news service Ma'an, the PA is considering applying for membership in more UN groups.

The PA has set up a committee to consider which groups to apply to, to be headed by PA Foreign Minister Riyadh al-Maliki.