Palestinians under heavy pressure to delay UN Security Council vote

December 21, 2014 2:12 PM

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Palestinians under heavy pressure to delay UN Security Council vote

Vote likely to be delayed until at least after Christmas; senior official says plan is to reach agreement on wording with Europeans beforehand in order to guarantee majority.

Senior officials from the Palestinian Authority admitted over the weekend that they were under heavy pressure not to request a vote on the Palestinian resolution presented last week to the United Nations Security Council.

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