Both North and South Korea back UN resolution calling for Palestinian membership | NK News
July 15, 2024
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Both North and South Korea back UN resolution calling for Palestinian membership

DPRK slams US for vetoing measure endorsing membership, while ROK has stressed need to ‘revitalize’ two-state solution

Both North and South Korea endorsed a recent U.N. resolution backing Palestine’s bid to become a full member state, a rare display of political alignment between the archrivals that contrasted with U.S. opposition.

The record of Friday’s vote on the resolution shows that the two Koreas were among the 143 member states who voted in favor of the U.N. General Assembly (UNGA) resolution recommending that the Security Council "positively reconsider” full membership for Palestine, which has been a non-member observer state since 2012.

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