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Moment of Truth: HE Mahmoud Abbas (Palestine) speaks at 66th UN GA
HE Mr. Mahmoud Abbas speaking at the 66th General Assembly of the United Nations 23rd September 2011 gadebate.un.org "It is a moment oftruth and my people are waiting to hear the answer ofthe world. Will it allow Israel to continue its occupation, the only occupation in the world? Will it allow Israel to remain a State above the law and accountability? Will it allow Israel to continue rejecting the resolutions of the Security Council and the General Assembly of the United Nations and the International Court of Justice and the positions of the overwhelming majority of countries in the world?" "I would like to inform you that, before delivering this statement, I, in my capacity as President of the State of Palestine and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization, submitted to HE Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, an application for the admission of Palestine on the basis of the 4 June 1967 borders, with AI-Quds AI-Sharif as its capital, as a full member of the United Nations."