Palestinian Statehood: Sovereignty And a New Reality at the U.N

September 2011
Washington Report on Middle East Affairs;Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 30 Issue 7, p62
The article focuses on a panel discussion about Palestine's statehood application to the United Nations (UN) held in Washington, D.C. on July 12, 2011. According to Ohio State University law professor John Quigley, Palestine has the option to request the UN to call on member nations to recognize them as a state or submit an actual application for UN membership. Ambassador Maen Areikat states that the UN can legally delay the submission of the request to the General Assembly.


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