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Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas concludes his address... News PhotoDiplomacy,Horizontal,Israel,Looking,Mahmoud Abbas,New York City,Palestinian,Palestinian National Authority,Politics,Speech,USA,United Nations,United Nations General Assembly,Voting,Waist UpPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesNEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 29: Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas concludes his address to the General Assembly at the United Nations before a UN General Assembly vote on upgrading the status of the Palestinians to non-member observer state on November 29, 2012 in New York City. With many European nations in favor, it looks certain that the Palestinians will win the coveted U.N. recognition as a state today. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)