Palestinians Win Right to Fly Flag at UN

September 11, 2015 1:07 AM

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The Palestinian flag will be flown alongside those of full member states at the United Nations, following a General Assembly vote Thursday.

The international body voted 119-8 to allow nonmember observer states to raise their flags at U.N. headquarters and offices. The Palestinians and the Vatican are the only two U.N. nonmember observer states.

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