Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu spoke at a pre-holiday gathering for
Likud members on Tuesday evening, before his scheduled trip to New York
to speak at the United Nations General Assembly.
"I am going tonight to NY to speak at the UN and meet with [US
President] Obama," he said. "Our region is going through a big shock and
we have to maintain what is ours while dealing with the challenges from
"It's important to go there and tell our truth as a people who want peace
and have been attacked so many times," Netanyahu continued.