UN Votes To Grant Non-Member Observer State Status For Palestine


Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian National Authority,... News PhotoDemocracy,Diplomacy,Horizontal,Mahmoud Abbas,New York City,Palestinian,Palestinian National Authority,Politics,President,Speech,USA,United Nations,United Nations General Assembly,Voting,Waist UpPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesNEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 29: Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian National Authority, finishes a speech ahead of a vote at the UN General Assembly on Palestinian 'non-member status' on November 29, 2012 in New York City. The General Assembly was set to approve the implicit recognition of Palestinian statehood despite opposition from the United States, Israel and a handful of other members. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)