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06-11-2010 12:05 BJT

Flags are seen along the road to the Palace of Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, June 9, 2010. The Palace of Nations in Geneva was built between 1929 and 1936 as the headquarters of the League of Nations. It has served as the home of the United Nations Office in Geneva since 1946, when the UN secretary general signed the Headquarters Agreement with the Swiss authorities, although Switzerland did not become a UN member until 2002. [Xinhua/Yu Yang]
Flags are seen along the road to the Palace of Nations in Geneva, Switzerland,
June 9, 2010. The Palace of Nations in Geneva was built between 1929 and 1936
as the headquarters of the League of Nations. It has served as the home of the
United Nations Office in Geneva since 1946, when the UN secretary general signed
the Headquarters Agreement with the Swiss authorities, although Switzerland did
not become a UN member until 2002. [Xinhua photo]

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