Palestinian flag raised for the first time at UN

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In a break with tradition, the Palestinian flag has been raised at the United Nations for the first time. Three years ago, the U.N. voted to give the State of Palestine non-member observer status, and up until now, it has been unable to fly its flag alongside the 193 member states.

CCTV America’s Nick Harper filed this report from New York.

Palestinian flag raised for the first time at UN

Palestinian flag raised for the first time at UN

In a break with tradition, the Palestinian flag has been raised at the United Nations for the first time. Three years ago, the U.N. voted to give the State of Palestine non-member observer status, and up until now, it has been unable to fly its flag alongside the 193 member states.CCTV America's Nick Harper filed this report from New York.
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