Coming just one speaker before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas addressed the United Nations today. The Jerusalem Post reports on two of Abbas' more ridiculous statements - that the U.N. denounce Israeli aggression:
At Thursday's UN General Assembly debate, Palestinian Authority President Abbas repeated his appeals to the UN to denounce Israel's "aggression towards the Palestinian people," asking if the Jewish state wants a one-state solution to the conflict with the Palestinians...
He also said that Israel's "continued aggression against our Christian and and Muslim holy sites amount to playing with fire." He added, "No one knows what will happen if these aggression continue."
...and that Great Britain apologize for a century-old document:
"By the end of this year, 100 years will have passed since the Balfour Declaration. 70 years since the Nakba of the Palestinian people. And 50 years since Israel occupied the West Bank, including east Jerusalem and the Gaza strip," he said, adding that, "This Paved the way for the Nakba of the Palestinian people; their dispossession, their displacement from their land."
He went on to say, "We ask Great Britain, on this occasion of 100 years since this declaration... to bear its historic, legal, and moral responsibility for the results of this declaration, including an apology to the Palestinian people..."