19 December 2013 – Statement Dedicated to the Life and Memory of His Excellency Nelson Mandela

Statement by H.E. Ambassador Dr. Rivad Mansour, Permanent Observer of the State of Palestine to the United Nations, before the 68m Session of the United Nations General Assembly’s Special Meeting Dedicated to the Life and Memory of His Excellency NelsonĀ  Mandela, 19 December 2013:

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Mr. President,

It was with profound sadness that the people of the State of Palestine learned of the passing of His Excellency Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela on Thursday, 5 December 2013. Along with the rest of the world, the leadership and the people of the State of Palestine mourn his passing and we express to our brothers and sisters in South Africa our deepest sympathies during this most difficult time. [Read more…]