Mahmoud Abbas


Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas delivers a speech to the crowd... News PhotoArrival,City,Crowd,Diplomacy,Horizontal,Mahmoud Abbas,Palestinian,People,Politics,President,Ramallah,Speech,United Nations,Week,West Bank,WinningPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPPalestinian president Mahmud Abbas (C) delivers a speech to the crowd upon his arrival in the West Bank city of Ramallah on December 2, 2012, after winning upgraded United Nations status for the Palestinians earlier in the week. Abbas said 'Palestine has accomplished a historic achievement at the UN,' three days after the United Nations General Assembly granted the Palestinians non-member state observer status in a 138-9 vote. AFP PHOTO / ABBAS MOMANI (Photo credit should read ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images)