September 2011
Middle East Reporter (Daily Edition);9/5/2011, Vol. 199 Issue 5167, p9
The article reports on the move of Palestine under the administration of President Mahmoud Abbas to secure its full membership to the United Nations (UN). It notes that such move aims to delegitimatize its land status from disputed territory to country under occupation. On the other hand, U.S. President Barack Obama has laid out plans on the peace process between Israel and Palestine and to convince Abbas to give up its statehood bid.


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