TV News LIES

Tuesday, Apr 24th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News International U.S. upgrades status of Palestinian mission in Washington

U.S. upgrades status of Palestinian mission in Washington

E-mail Print PDF

The PLO's U.S. Ambassador Maen Rashid AreikatThe United States State Department has upgraded the Palestinian Liberation Organization's mission in Washington, the PLO's U.S. representative said on Thursday. The upgrade, which will give the PLO Mission to the U.S. the status of 'Delegation General', became effective beginning July 20, 2010.

Ambassador Maen Rashid Areikat, the PLO's representative to the United States, said that the decision was preceded by several consultations made over the past year between the PLO Mission and the Obama administration.

Although not fully fledged diplomatic recognition, the upgrade raises the status of Palestinian representation in the U.S. to the same level as PLO representation in many European countries, as well as Canada.

In addition to the name change, the PLO office will now be able to fly the Palestinian flag - although there was some doubt that the organization would gain permission to hoist the Palestinian colors from its headquarters, which it shares with other tenants.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Van-Borne Terrorist Struck ‘Every Single Thing’ on Toronto Sidewalk

Terror in Toronto 4/23/18Police have arrested a suspect after a van mounted the curb and struck numerous pedestrians in...

Afghanistan: 63 dead in attacks on voter registration centres

Aghan voter center hit; dozens dead Bombings at voter registration centres in the Afghan capital, Kabul, and in Baghlan province have killed...

Saudi-led coalition air raid kills 20 Yemeni civilians: residents

Coalition air raid kills 20 Yemeni civilians Twenty people have been killed in an air strike by a Saudi-led military coalition in southwestern...

4 killed in demonstrations at Gaza-Israel border

4 killed in Gaza protestsFour Palestinians were killed in protests on Friday at the Gaza-Israel border, the health officials said. Another...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!