*Philippine: Time for Palestine to Gain Full UN Membership*
Date : 12/11/2011 Time : 15:46
*RAMALLAH, November 12, 2011 (WAFA)* – *Philippine non-resident Ambassador
to the Palestinian Authority, Julius Torres *Saturday said it's time for
Palestine to fully exercise its rights and gain full membership in the
United Nations, according to a press release issued by the foreign ministry.
Torres, who is also the Pilipino ambassador to Jordan, in a meeting with
the Assistant Foreign Minister for Asian and African Affairs, Mohammad
Tarshehani, in Ramallah, stressed his country's supporting position of the
Palestinian cause up to establishing the Palestinian independent state.
Torres also congratulated the Palestinian people for gaining a full
membership in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural
Tarshehani and Torres discussed the political relations between Philippine
and Palestine, as well as worked on a framework for economic, cultural,
educational, tourist and athletic cooperation between the two sides.