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Mahmoud Abbas: Palestinian statesman
Mahmoud Abbas, also known by the kunya Abu Mazen, is the President of the State of Palestine and Palestinian National Authority. He has been the Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) since 11 November 2004, and Palestinian president since 15 January 2005. Abbas is a member of the Fatah party and was elected Chairman of Fatah in 2009.

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Palestinian President Abbas says accords with Israel, US are void [Video]

Palestinian President Abbas says accords with Israel, US are void

The practical implications of Abbas' announcement, made across national television, remain unclear.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 04:02Published

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