General Assembly Adopts Resolution on Palestinian People’s Right to Self-determination – Press release (excerpts)

19 DECEMBER 2016



65th Meeting (AM)

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Turning to a draft titled, “The right of the Palestinian people to self-determination,” the Assembly adopted the text by a vote of 177 in favour, to 7 against (Canada, Federated States of Micronesia, Israel, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Palau, United States), with 4 abstentions (Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, South Sudan, Tonga).



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