TITLE

Palestinian flag raised at UNESCO

PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
Washington Jewish Week;12/15/2011, Vol. 47 Issue 49, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the raising by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian flag at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) office in Paris, France in early December 2011 to mark its acceptance as member of the cultural agency.
ACCESSION #
79334173

 

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