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    The United Nations General Assembly on Friday (22 November) endorsed the Palestinians claim to an independent States and appealed to all countries and International organisations to help their struggle for the restoration of their rights.

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    GTV UN General Assembly seated for voting
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    SV Announcement that vote starts with Somalia
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    CU Voting board as delegates cast votes (3 shots)
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    Sv delegates watching results on board (2 shots)
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    Sv Israeli Ambassador Tekoah speaking
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    "These are sad days for the United Nations. These are days of degradation and disgrace, of surrender and humiliation for the International Community. They began when the General Assembly, Assembly, having decided following the massacre of Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games to consider measures to combat terrorism - capitulated to the murder oraganisation responsible for the massacre."




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    Background: The United Nations General Assembly on Friday (22 November) endorsed the Palestinians claim to an independent States and appealed to all countries and International organisations to help their struggle for the restoration of their rights.

    The World body also approved the grating of UN observer statu to the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO), whose leader, Mr Yasser Arafat, came to New York personally to open the debate on 13 November.

    Eight-nine nations voted for the resolution, only eight against. Thirty-seven members abstained. The resolution according observer status to the PLO was passed by ninety-five to seventeen votes with nineteen abstentions.

    Israeli Ambassador Yosef Tekoah denounced the results. Below is a transcription of an excerpt from his speech which was delivered in English.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE1RSWXYOSBSMMOW354B1E8LVY
    Media URN:
    VLVAE1RSWXYOSBSMMOW354B1E8LVY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/11/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
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