Timeline of Israeli-Palestinian/Arab relations

Key moments in the Israeli-Palestinian/Arab relationship.

UN recognizes Palestinian state

Credit: AP

Nov. 29, 2012

UN recognizes Palestinian state

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas acknowledged applause before he addressed the United Nations General Assembly, asking it to “issue the birth certificate of Palestine.” The UN voted to recognize the state of Palestine by a vote of 138-9, with 41 abstentions. (Nov. 29, 2012)

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