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Russia backs Palestinian UN bid | RT

A source from the Russian delegation at the UN General Assembly session told journalists that Russia will support Palestine’s bid for full UN membership.

­Following Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ emotional bid for membership for a state of Palestine in the United Nations on Friday, Moscow announced it will support the proposal if it comes up for a vote.

“If this issue is put to a vote, we will support it,” the source said, as quoted by Interfax.

Read more here: Russia backs Palestinian UN bid — RT.

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