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it could be a bit closer to nationhood for Palestine the UN General Assembly voting Thursday night to allow the Palestinian flag to fly outside New York headquarters , one hundred and nineteen , just symbolic perhaps but a powerful symbol it puts Palestine over Paul with the Vatican the only Eleanor member state allowed to deploy flag , the Palestinian ambassador said it was a step toward independence , the general assembly's adoption of distribution , as they continue on the peaceful nonviolent political legal path , which they have chosen U. S. one old eight countries to vote against , no surprise that Israel was also among the numbers , the real question we face is not whether the Palestinians would raise the flag , but whether the United Nations would raise a white flag , and surrender the principles of this institution it , most EU nations abstaining or voting in favor cultural ambassador said the vote was an affirmation of the so called two state solution , that would be an independent Palestine created alongside Israel