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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a Security Council meeting at United Nations headquarters.

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas honours Indian origin Sheikh Mohammad Munir Ansari with the medal of Star of Jerusalem, in Jerusalem.

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, left, congratulates Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, the top Roman Catholic cleric in the Holy Land after attending a Christmas midnight mass at Saint Catherine's Church, in the Church of the Nativity, traditionally recognized by Christians to be the birthplace of Jesus Christ, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem.

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, second from left in front, attends a Christmas midnight mass at Saint Catherine's Church, in the Church of the Nativity, traditionally recognized by Christians to be the birthplace of Jesus Christ, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem.

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters.

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, center, poses for a photo with brides and grooms during a mass wedding event in the West Bank city of Ramallah. 252 Palestinian couples participated in the ceremony.

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Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas kicks a ball at La Cisterna Municipal Stadium during a visit with soccer club Deportivo Palestino, in Santiago, Chile. The Palestine soccer club was founded in 1920 by Palestinian immigrants in the southern Chilean city Osorno.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, shakes hands with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, during their meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia. President Vladimir Putin said during a meeting with the Palestinian leader that he had just spoken by telephone with U.S. President Donald Trump.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being greeted by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas upon his arrival at the Palestinian Authority headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during the joint press meet, at Ramallah, in Palestine.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being greeted by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during their meeting in Ramallah.

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Jordan's King Abdullah II, right, welcomes Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to the Royal Palace, in Amman, Jordan. Abdullah II assured the Palestinians he will defend their "legitimate rights" to independence and a capital in east Jerusalem in dealings with the international community. Abbas is pushing back against last month's U.S. recognition of contested Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas reviews an honor guard on his arrival to the Royal Palace, in Amman, Jordan. Jordan's King Abdullah II assured the Palestinians he will defend their "legitimate rights" to independence and a capital in east Jerusalem in dealings with the international community. Abbas is pushing back against last month's U.S. recognition of contested Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, centre, gestures following a photo-op prior to the opening session of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Extraordinary Summit in Istanbul. From left to Right front row, Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, Jordan's King Abdullah II, Erdogan, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev. Leaders and top officials from Islamic nations, members of 57-member Organization of Islamic Cooperation gathered for a summit that is expected to forge a unified stance against U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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President Donald Trump shakes hands with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during a meeting at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, in New York.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping, left, and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas reviews an honor guard during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People, in Beijing.

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President Pranab Mukherjee shakes hands with the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in a meeting, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas witnessing exchange of agreement document between External Affairs Minister Sushama Swaraj and her Palestinian counterpart Riyad Al-Maliki at Hyderabad House, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, right, and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas wave to media before a delegation level meeting, in New Delhi.

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas inspects a military guard of honor upon his arrival at the presidential palace, in New Delhi.

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, center, talks to the media upon his arrival at the presidential palace as Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, and President Pranab Mukherjee watch, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, right, shakes hand with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas as his Indian counterpart Pranab Mukherjee, left, watches during the ceremonial reception of Abbas at the presidential palace, in New Delhi. Abbas is on a four day visit to India.

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Minister of State for Electronics and Information and Technology P.P. Chaudhary, left, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, center, and Palestinian Deputy Prime Minister Ziad Abu Amr arrive at a meeting at the Centre for Development of Advance Computing, in Noida. Abbas is on a four-day visit to India.

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