Mahmoud Abbas


Palestinians fly balloons bearing the colours of their national flag... News PhotoArrival,City,Colours,Diplomacy,Horizontal,Mahmoud Abbas,National Flag,Palestinian,Politics,President,Ramallah,Speech,United Nations,Week,West Bank,WinningPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPPalestinians fly balloons bearing the colours of their national flag as Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas (unseen) delivers a speech 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)