Palestine won its greatest international endorsement yet on Monday, full membership in UNESCO, but the move will cost the agency one-fifth of its funding and some fear will send Mideast peace efforts off a cliff.

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Paris, Oct 31: Palestine became a full member of the UN cultural and educational agency today, in a highly divisive move that the United States and other opponents say could harm renewed Mideast PARIS: Palestine became a full member of UNESCO on Monday, in a highly divisive breakthrough that could cost the agency a fifth of its budget and that the US and other opponents say could harm PARIS — became a full UNESCO on Monday in a highly divisive breakthrough that will cost the agency a fifth its budget and that the U.S. and other opponents say could General Assembly Votes Overwhelmingly to The European Union had repeatedly expressed its support and wish for to become a full the United Nations as part a solution to the conflict. It had also consistently worked Tags: general, assembly, votes, overwhelmingly, became a full the U.N. cultural and educational agency Monday, in a highly divisive move that the United States and other opponents say could harm renewed Mideast peace efforts. Palestinian Journalists’ Syndicate head, Abdul-Nasser An-Najjar, was elected as a the IFJ Executive Committee by 283 votes out 369. During the meeting, the IFJ re-elected Jim Boumelha (NUJ, UK & Ireland) as Interpol has become the latest international organisation to admit as a full despite a fierce Israeli campaign to prevent the move.

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