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Arafat's Speech at UN General Assembly

Speaker: Yasir Arafat, President, Palestinian Authority
Published October 13, 1974

After this speech at the United Nations, the Palestine Liberation Organization was granted observer status and Palestine's right to self-determination was recognized.

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