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About Palestine Liberation Organisation 'PLO': Details, Aim, Purpose



About Palestine Liberation Organisation 'PLO': Details, Aim, Purpose

The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) is an organisation founded on 28th May 1964 with the purpose of the "liberation of Palestine" through armed struggle, with much of its violence aimed at Israeli civilians.

The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), an umbrella group also represent various Palestinian factions seeking self-determination. It is headquartered in Ramallah, West Bank.

The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) is recognised as the sole legitimate representative of the Palestinian people by over 100 states with which it holds diplomatic relations and has enjoyed observer status at the United Nations since 1974.

The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) also runs the Palestinian Authority, the semi-autonomous, interim government that manages certain areas of the Palestinian territories.


Officially Known: State of Palestine

Capitals:  East Jerusalem (Disputed) and Ramallah (Administrative)

Largest City: Gaza City

Currency: Palestine Pound (PSP)

President: Mahmoud Abbas

Prime Minister: Rami Hamdallah



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