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Palestinian Statehood Strategy Headed For U.N. Clash

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As the UN General Assembly convenes in New York this week, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says he will make a request for full United Nations membership for a Palestinian state. Host Audie Cornish talks with Maen Areikat, PLO representative to the U.S., about the Palestinian strategy.
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