RAMALLAH, August 29 (JMCC) - Palestinians in a carpentry shop in Jenin were putting the final touches on a chair that symbolizes their quest for a seat at the United Nations in September, reports the
Palestinian activists said Monday they would take the chair on an international tour to dramatize the Palestinian Authority's quest for U.N. recognition of a Palestinian state.
The wooden chair is covered with embroidered blue upholstery featuring a Palestinian flag and the word Palestine.
It will be shown to diplomats in countries with influence at the U.N., including Britain, Russia and Lebanon, this month's rotating Security Council president. The chair's final stop is the U.N.