Mahmoud Abbas

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Palestinians wave their national flag and a picture of Palestinian... News PhotoCelebration,City,Diplomacy,Horizontal,Mahmoud Abbas,National Flag,Palestinian,Part Of,Politics,President,Ramallah,United Nations,Vertical,Waving,West BankPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPCROPPED VERSION Palestinians wave their national flag and a picture of Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas as they celebrate the upgraded United Nations status for the Palestinians in the West Bank city of Ramallah on December 2, 2012. Abbas said in a speech he delivered to cheering crowds that '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)