Mahmoud Abbas receives medal in Paris(9 images)

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas receives the Grand Medaille de Vermeil de la Ville de Paris from Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, making him an honorary citizen of the city, during a ceremony at city hall in Paris on September 21, 2015.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a ceremony at city hall after he received the Grand Medaille de Vermeil de la Ville de Paris, making him an honorary citizen of the city in Paris on September 21, 2015. The award was given to Abbas in recognition of his actions towards finding peace between the Palestinians and the Israelis. Photo by David Silpa/UPI. | License Photo
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