Speech by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the United Nations General Assembly

In the name of God, the Beneficent, the MercifulH.E. Mr. Mogens Lykketoft, President of the General Assembly,H.E Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations,Excellencies, Heads of DelegationsLadies and Gentlemen, I come before you today from Palestine, compelled to sound the alarm about the grave dangers of what is happening in Jerusalem, where extremist Israeli groups are committing repeated, systematic incursions upon Al-Aqsa Mosque, aimed at imposing a new reality and dividing A1-Haram A1-Sharif temporally, allowing extremists, under the protection of Israeli occupying forces and accompanying ministers and Knesset members,…

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