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[quote:tarfonwxx:MV8yMDY2MDE2XzM0NzY0Njk5XzYyM0IyQ0Yz] On November 29th, 1947, the UN General Assembly voted 33 to 12 in favor of the Partition Plan, which recommended the termination of British rule over present-day Israel, and the partition of the territory into two states, one Jewish and one Arab. [Following the vote, Arab countries declared war against Israel] Countries cast their votes as followed: In favor, (33 countries, 59%), including: 30 countries (54%) initially in favour: Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Belorussian SSR, Canada, Costa Rica, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, France, Guatemala, Iceland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Sweden, South Africa, Ukrainian SSR, United States of America, Soviet Union, Uruguay, Venezuela. An additional 3 (5%) switched to in favor: Haiti, Liberia, Philippines. Against, (13 countries, 23%): Afghanistan, Cuba, Egypt, Greece, India, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, Yemen. Abstentions, (10 countries, 18%): Argentina, Chile, Republic of China, Colombia, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Honduras, Mexico, United Kingdom, Yugoslavia. Absent, (1 country, 0%): Thailand The vote was generally celebrated throughout Israel and Jewish communities around the world: In Israel, the streetnames of the neighborhood Kiryat Yovel in Jerusalem are named after countries who voted in favor of the partition plan. http://ruchoshelmashiach.blogspot.com/2011/01/november-29-1947-deja-vu.html [/quote]
link to webtv.un.org
Iran is speaking in English. They'll all have their turn to verbally condemn Israel and Palestine.
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