Palestinian FM: Abbas ‘Euphoric’ Over UN Resolution That Could Motivate Boycotts, Lawsuits At ICC

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA - JANUARY 27: In this handout image provided by the Palestinian Press Office, President Mahmoud Abbas speaks at a meeting of the African Union on January 27, 2013 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (Photo by Thaer Ghanaim/PPO/Getty Images)
TEL AVIV – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas reacted with “euphoria” to the adoption of the anti-settlement resolution at the UN Security Council, saying it “proves that the world considers settlements illegal, and [recognizes that] they were built on our occupied land, including in east Jerusalem.”