The United States, Canada and Germany voted against Palestinian membership. Brazil, Russia, China, India, South Africa and France voted in favour. Britain abstained. Huge cheers went up in Unesco after delegates voted to approve the membership Monday. One shouted "Long Live Palestine!" in French.
Maybe if they hit Tel Aviv next time, the UN will offer them the UN presidency.
YES!!!!! The US DOES HAVE A BACKBONE!!!!
US cuts off $60M UNESCO funding over Palestinian vote
Washington follows through on threat to halt financial support to UN's Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization if it grants PA full-member status. UN Chief Ban warns of further fiscal ramifications.