Separated by One UN Speech, Netanyahu and Abbas Remain Far Apart

  • Netanyahu invites Abbas to speak before Israel’s parliament
  • Abbas appeals for UN protection against Israeli occupation

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the 71st session of United Nations General Assembly at the UN headquarters in New York on September 22, 2016.

Photographer: Jewl Samad/AFP/Getty Images

Separated by just one speaker at the United Nations podium, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas gave speeches that showed their differences are as wide as ever.

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