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  Tishrei 28, 5778 , 18/10/17

Israel joins UN space committee bureau

Following a vote in the United Nations General Assembly Fourth Committee, an Israeli representative was elected on Tuesday to the bureau of the UN’s Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS).

Israel’s adversaries led efforts to thwart the representative’s election despite the fact that she had been selected by the Western European and Others (WEOG) regional group as their candidate for the position.

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