Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has called for an worldwide peace conference to convene by mid-2018 in order to restart the stalled Israeli-Palestinian talks.
"A new phase has begun in the struggle to preserve the overall goal of our Palestinian people, the Arab nation and the world as a whole, and this is the issue of Al-Quds, with its holy sites to Islam and Christianity, its heritage and history, which some are trying to counterfeit by contradicting all worldwide laws which have always established that Al-Quds is Palestinian and Arab", Abu Rudeina said.
She said the US will not change its decision on December 6 to move the USA embassy to Jerusalem, a move that has frozen U.S.
He said the peace conference should include the Israelis and Palestinians, the five permanent Security Council members and key regional and global governments, noting that 74 countries attended a Mideast peace conference in Paris in January 2017.
The Palestinian leader immediately left the council chamber following his address, leading Israeli Ambassador Danny Danon to complain that Abbas was "running away" from dialogue.
"I think there is little appetite for other countries to step forward in the way the Palestinians envision", said Rumley.
"[We] will continue working on our plan, which is created to benefit both the Israeli and Palestinian people", said White House spokesman Josh Raffel. Instead, he proposed convening an global peace conference, including Israeli and Palestinians representatives, by mid-2018 that would recognize Palestine as a full-fledged United Nations member state, guarantee the protection of Palestinians, and recognize the worldwide borders of Israel and Palestine, on the basis of 1967 borders. But there have been no serious negotiations since gaps widened following the 2009 election of Benjamin Netanyahu as Israel's prime minister. "We will present it when it is done and the time is right".
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The PPS said 213 Palestinians, including Saradeeh, were killed by Israel after their arrest since the 1967 occupation.
"But we will not chase after you", Haley said.
He said an autopsy will be carried twice on the deceased; first autopsy in Israel's Abu Kabir Forensic Institute, which will be attended by a Palestinian pathologist following Israel's agreement to his participation, and second autopsy at a Palestinian hospital after Israel returns his body to his family.
Abbas's speech will come as Israel faces escalating tensions with Iran, a supporter of the Palestinian Authority.
A Palestinian man died after he was shot in the West Bank while attempting to attack Israeli troops and beaten by soldiers after he was downed.
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that only a two-state solution would work and there was no Plan B. Yet, he added, that its prospects could be receding.