K.S. Rajan (8 Sep 2011)
"Report by Koenig"


 
 
Obama 'star' of Palestinian ad

During the radio spot starring Obama, Abbas tells listeners 'If he said it, he must have meant it.' - AP Photo
President Barack Obama is the unlikely star of a new Palestinian media campaign.
Part of a speech Obama gave in 2010 to the United Nations General Assembly is featured in an ad aimed to rally support for the Palestinians upcoming bid for statehood at the United Nations on Sept. 20, Reuters reported on Wednesday.
“When we come back here next year, we can have an agreement that can lead to a new member of the United Nations, an independent, sovereign state of Palestine living in peace with Israel,” Obama said in the 2010 speech in the clip that is played in the radio ad