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Abbas staff scuffle with UN security on UNGA opening day

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 00:49

Security staff protecting Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas were prevented from following Abbas into the UN General Assembly chamber on Wednesday, leading to a brief scuffle with UN staff at the entrance. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas was allowed to enter the UN General Assembly chamber through the front door on Wednesday, but his security staff - as per UN protocol - were not. After some pushing and shoving, Abbas's security detail were directed to another entrance.

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Abbas staff scuffle with UN security on UNGA opening day

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 00:49