Palestine joins Law of the Sea meet at UN
Published Sunday 10/06/2012 (updated) 10/06/2012 21:46
NEW YORK (Ma'an) -- The Permanent Observer Mission of Palestine to the UN participated in the 22nd meeting of parties to the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea despite the objections of Canada, the US and Israel.
The Palestinian delegation sat in their place according to the legal measures. The Permanent Observer Mission said in a statement that it was an important achievement toward enjoying full membership in the UN.
The meetings were held in early June at the UN headquarters, according to the statement.