Yasser Arafat had proclaimed the Palestinian Declaration of Independence on November 15, 1988.

A picture of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Palestinian former president Yasser Arafat waving together is hung on a wall of a building to mark the 29th anniversary of Palestinian Declaration of Independence in Hebron, West Bank on November 14, 2017.
A picture of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Palestinian former president Yasser Arafat waving together is hung on a wall of a building to mark the 29th anniversary of Palestinian Declaration of Independence in Hebron, West Bank on November 14, 2017. (AA)

Palestinians on Wednesday have celebrated the 29th anniversary of Palestinian Declaration of Independence.

It was symbolically proclaimed by Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat on November 15, 1988.

It followed a vote by the Palestine National Council (PNC), meeting in Algiers, by a vote of  253 to 46, as well as in front of Al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem.

Soldiers stand at attention during a parade marking the 29th anniversary of Palestinian Declaration of Independence in Hebron, West Bank on November 14, 2017.
Soldiers stand at attention during a parade marking the 29th anniversary of Palestinian Declaration of Independence in Hebron, West Bank on November 14, 2017. (AA)

TRT World speaks to journalist Daoud Kuttab in Amman, Jordan to get the details of today's events.

Soldiers march during a parade marking the 29th anniversary of Palestinian Declaration of Independence in Hebron, West Bank on November 14, 2017.
Soldiers march during a parade marking the 29th anniversary of Palestinian Declaration of Independence in Hebron, West Bank on November 14, 2017. (AA)
A woman takes photos of soldiers marching during a parade marking the 29th anniversary of Palestinian Declaration of Independence in Hebron, West Bank on November 14, 2017.
A woman takes photos of soldiers marching during a parade marking the 29th anniversary of Palestinian Declaration of Independence in Hebron, West Bank on November 14, 2017. (AA)
Soldiers march during a parade marking the 29th anniversary of Palestinian Declaration of Independence in Hebron, West Bank on November 14, 2017.
Soldiers march during a parade marking the 29th anniversary of Palestinian Declaration of Independence in Hebron, West Bank on November 14, 2017. (AA)
Source: AA