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Fatah official: 2-week wait for Security Council decision

Sept. 24, 2011 6:02 P.M. (Updated: Sept. 24, 2011 6:03 P.M.)
LONDON (Ma'an) -- The Palestinian UN team will wait two weeks for the Security Council to respond to its application for membership before taking any future decisions, Fatah official Azzam Ahmad said Saturday.

President Mahmoud Abbas asked UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Friday to submit an application for membership to the UN Security Council, which accepted the bid and said it would begin deliberations Monday.
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