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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas leaves the podium after speaking during the 67th session of the U.N. General Assembly at the world body's headquarters on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas leaves the podium after speaking during the 67th session of the U.N. General Assembly at the world body's headquarters on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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