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Palestinian UN statehood bid moving slowly

TALK RADIO NEWS SERVICE UNITED NATIONS – The UN Security Council today agreed to refer Palestinian application for UN membership to a special committee which will begin examining its request Friday. Council members met briefly this morning to make the announcement, the first step in a process that could likely take weeks, or longer, before [...]
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