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Map of Israel wrapped in Palestinian flag with key through it

The day after PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas delivered his request for UN recognition of Palestinian statehood, official PA TV showed this map depicting Israel under Palestinian rule. The map was part of a public service clip promoting Palestinian statehood. It shows both Israel and the PA areas wrapped in the Palestinian flag, symbolizing sole Palestinian sovereignty, and a key representing Palestinian claims of ownership of the land and "right of return." Arabic texts on map: Right: "Expelled" Left: "Resolve" Bottom: "Right of return" Abbas delivered the PA statehood bid at the UN in New York on Sept. 23, 2011. The map was shown on PA TV on Sept. 24, 2011.

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