FILE - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas leaves the podium after speaking during the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in this Thursday, Sept. 2

 

              FILE - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas leaves the podium after speaking during the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in this Thursday, Sept. 2
FILE - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas leaves the podium after speaking during the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in this Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 file photo. Palestinian leaders plan to shake up the 19-year-old peace process and proceed with a United Nations statehood bid in November over U.S. objections. The move to upgrade the their status to that of a “non-member state” in the UN General Assembly comes a year after the failed effort to obtain full membership through the Security Council, a step the Obama administration blocked. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)