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Palestinian authorities have called for Irish support in its global campaign to have Palestine recognised as a United Nations member state. The Palestinian ambassador to Ireland met a cross-party delegation of TDs along with the so-called “flying chair”, a handcrafted symbol of the state’s statehood bid.
Ambassador Dr Hikmat Ajjuri said they wanted to convey to TDs the link between Palestine and Ireland.
“The historic relationship and the long friendship between us and Ireland, I think needs us to ask and to request from our friends in Ireland to support us in this move,” he said.
The United States, a permanent member of the UN Security Council, has said it will veto any application
Whether or not their joining of the United Nations is good thing for them or could ever happen, I do not know.
Originally posted by TreadUpon
I wonder what the people of Ireland think about this?
They've got some experience with religious extremism, terrorism, and the occupation those things cause.