Palestinian Authority

Palestinian Abbas addressed the Palestinian Legislative Council. This was the first meeting of the Council since the Hamas party won a… read more

Palestinian Abbas addressed the Palestinian Legislative Council. This was the first meeting of the Council since the Hamas party won a majority of seats in legislative elections January 25th. He emphasized his commitment to the Middle East “road map” and to continued negotiations with Israel. 

President Abbas, who was elected a year ago to a four-year term, is leader of the Fatah Party formerly headed by Yasser Arafat. close

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Palestinian Authority

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Program ID:
191288-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Speech
Location:
Ramallah, Palestinian Territories
First Aired:
Feb 19, 2006
Last Aired:
Feb 24, 2006

Airing Details

  • Feb 19, 2006 | 5:12pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 20, 2006 | 5:13am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 24, 2006 | 11:59am EST | C-SPAN 3

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