February 22, 2018

'I will not shut up, we will not chase after you' - US envoy to Palestinian leader at UNSC

There's been a tense encounter at the United Nations Security Council between the US envoy and the Palestinian leader.

Mahmoud Abbas delivered a vitriolic address on Tuesday, aimed squarely at Washington for recognizing Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and claiming America is not committed to the peace process.


- At UN, Abbas Calls on World Leaders to Recognize Palestinian State (video) - Haaretz
- Abbas, Haley exchange strong criticism over Middle East at U.N. Security Council (video) - Washington Post

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