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7th Arab League Summit in Rabat - Recognition of PLO as Sole Legitimate Representative of Palestinian People (1974)

A summit of the heads of Arab League countries, held in Rabat, Morocco, on 25-28 October 1974. The leaders affirmed the Palestinians’ right to self-determination in Palestine, the role of the PLO as the sole legitimate representative of the Palestinian people, and Arab solidarity with the Palestinian cause. King Hussein of Jordan consented to the resolution, despite his position that the West Bank should be returned to Jordanian control before its residents decide on their future status.