History was made at the United Nations on Thursday when the General Assembly voted to grant Palestine non-member observer State status at the United Nations, while expressing the urgent need for the resumption of negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians leading to a permanent two-State solution.
Overview from United Nations News Centre
Statement from Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
Photo: Mahmoud Abbas (front centre), President of the Palestinian Authority, with his delegation in the General Assembly Hall following the Assembly’s decision. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas