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UN Palestinian vote is 'last chance' - Mahmoud Abbas

29 November 2012 Last updated at 21:32 GMT

The Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has asked the United Nations General Assembly to upgrade the Palestinians' status at the UN.

Mr Abbas said he had come to the General Assembly because his people were in desperate need of peace.

He said it was the last chance to save the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.