Palestinian Leader Mahmoud Abbas has formally submitted his request to the United Nations for acceptance as a member state. It's a plan the U.S. has vowed to veto at the Security Council, and one that drew a challenge from the Israeli Prime Minister.
FOX News Radio's Courtney Kealy reports from the United Nations:
Both Palestinian and Israeli leadership took turns stating their case for and against, respectively, Palestinian Statehood in the U.N.
First up, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (through a translator):
He was followed by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: