The main Assembly of the UN adopted the Palestinian draft decision, according to which the flags of the countries that are not members of the UN, but has observer status with the global organization, have the opportunity to be raised in the headquarters and offices of the UN.
The document received 115 votes, as well as Among them - Russia, eight Against, and 25 abstentions, RIA " Novosti ".
The document specifies that the flags are not members of the UN observer States in a global organization " must be raised in the headquarters and offices of the United Nations after the flags of member States of the UN." The status of observer state at the UN Palestine and the Vatican. According to the resolution, the Secretary-General of the United Nations shall take the necessary measures to comply with the provisions of the document. The document was adopted by majority vote. Against the decision voted by the USA, Israel, Australia, Tuvalu, Palau, the federated States of Micronesia, Marshall Islands. Among the countries which abstained from voting - Austria, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Netherlands, Denmark, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Hungary, Norway, UK, Switzerland, Slovakia, Ukraine and others.