Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Malki at a meeting on the Indonesia island of Bali in May
The Palestinians will present their bid for membership of the United Nations on September 20, Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad Al-Malki told AFP on Saturday. © Sonny Tumbelaka - AFP
Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Malki at a meeting on the Indonesia island of Bali in May
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Last updated: August 14, 2011

Palestinians set date for UN statehood bid

The Palestinians will present their bid for membership of the United Nations on September 20, Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad Al-Malki told AFP on Saturday.

"Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas will personally present the request to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon... at the opening of the sixty-sixth session," on September 20, Malki said.

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