Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas reacts as he arrives to address the United Nations Generally Assembly at UN Headquarters, in New York,

 
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas reacts as he arrives to address the United Nations Generally Assembly at UN Headquarters, in New York,
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas reacts to applause from the crowd as he arrives to address the United Nations Generally Assembly at UN Headquarters, in New York, November 29, 2012. Abbas appealed to the U.N. General Assembly to recognize Palestinian statehood by supporting a resolution to upgrade the U.N. observer status of the Palestinian Authority from "entity" to "non-member state." REUTERS/Chip East