In blow to Israel, Interpol admits Palestine as full member

China's President Xi Jinping speaks during the 86th Interpol General Assembly at the Beijing National Convention Center in Beijing on September 26, 2017 (AFP PHOTO / POOL / Lintao Zhang)

China’s President Xi Jinping speaks during the 86th Interpol General Assembly at the Beijing National Convention Center in Beijing on September 26, 2017 (AFP PHOTO / POOL / Lintao Zhang)

75 of 133 voting member states back Ramallah’s membership bid in secret ballot, despite vociferous Israeli and US objections

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