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"This vote will make a difference on how Americans look at the UN and on how we look at countries who disrespect us in the UN."
The resolution, "expressing in this regard its deep regret at recent decisions concerning the status of Jerusalem... calls upon all States to refrain from the establishment of diplomatic missions in the Holy City of Jerusalem..."
“The United States will remember this day, when the U.S. is again asked to make the largest contribution to the UN. And the U.S. will remember when other countries come to the United States for help.”
The Jordanian authorities earlier rejected an Israeli request to return the Israeli diplomatic mission to the embassy in Amman.
“In over 30 years in my experience with the UN, I never heard a bolder or more courageous speech."
"We cannot let a murderous regime continue these destabilizing activities while building dangerous missiles..."
It appears that the path to influencing Israel's foreign policy goes through the US Jewish community's leadership forum.
"Most people would say there’s no chance whatsoever; I actually think with the capability of Bibi and frankly the other side I really think we have a chance. "
Former US Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro told Army Radio it would be very difficult for the US to alter the Iran deal at this stage.
The Israeli plan, formulated under American pressure, is to help the Trump administration put pressure on Chairman Mahmoud Abbas to moderate his speech at the UN General Assembly.
The Israeli initiative to change the Palestinians' 70-year-old refugee status takes advantage of a window of opportunity created by the current administration rigid and often hostile approach to the UN and its agencies.
"The real cause of terrorism in Palestinian society is the delegitimization of the other."
The forum, in case you were planning to participate, has been sold out. If you are a terror-supporting NGO and didn't receive an invitation, you'll have to watch the whole thing on web TV – or look for ticket scalpers.
Diplomats who voted for the establishment of Israel will take part in the event along with their colleagues from around the world.
According to a PLO senior official, cooperation with Israel to improve the lives of Arabs living under PA rule must be stopped, just in time for the water shortages of July and August.
Danon will begin in September and serve for one year.
A blatant example of the pot calling the kettle black.
Loved the part about the resolutions 'undermining the organization’s integrity and impartiality.' Who says Israeli diplomats have no sense of humor?
Fifty years after that catastrophic Arab failure, in 1977, the UN declared an International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, to be celebrated each year on November 29.
"Given its history of hostility towards Israel, does anyone really believe that Israel will let the UN determine our security and our vital national interests?"
See the full text and video of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to the UN General Assembly.
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