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Latest update : 2012-11-30

The Palestinian bid: what will enhanced UN status change? (part 2)

For the Palestinians, it’s recognition that’s long overdue. For the Israelis, it’s yet another obstacle to kick-starting direct talks. In the France 24 Debate, officials from Ramallah and Tel Aviv weigh in ahead of the UN General Assembly’s vote on an upgraded UN status for Palestine.

  • Sabri SAIDAM. Member, Fatah's Revolutionary Council (from Ramallah);
  • Avi PAZNER. Israeli government spokesperson (from Tel Aviv);
  • Renée PRANGE. Member of non-governmental group France Palestine Solidarite;
  • Charles MEYER. Vice President, France-Israel Association.

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Christopher Davis.

Watch the first part here.

By Anelise Borges

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