Abbas Arrives In New York, US Slams France For Supporting P.A Bid
Palestinian factions express support to UN bid.
Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, arrived in New York accompanied by several senior Palestinian officials, in order to officially submit the Palestinian application for a nonmember state status at the United Nations General Assembly.
Palestinian sources reported that Abbas received a phone call from the deputy British Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, informing him that he supports the Palestinian bid. Clegg phoned Abbas as he landed in Ireland while on his way to New York.
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