MK Tibi travels to NY for Palestinian UN statehood bid

MK Ahmed Tibi on Wednesday traveled to New York in order attend the General Assembly meeting during which the Palestinian Authority will seek to upgrade its UN status to non-member state.
Tibi told reporters upon his arrival that PA President Mahmoud Abbas's UN bid is "a historic event along the road to the establishment of a Palestinian state."
"I fought all my life for the freedom of the Palestinian people so that is why I [decided to attend]," Tibi stated.