Palestinians say they will try to join ICC following failed UN vote

December 31, 2014 6:30 AM

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Palestinians say they will try to join ICC following failed UN vote

Palestinian Ambassador to the United Nations Riyad Mansour speaks to Russian Foreign Minister Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin before a meeting of the U.N. Security Council, Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014, at the United Nations headquarters. The U.N. Security Council scheduled a vote Tuesday evening on a Palestinian resolution calling for an end to Israel's occupation within three years, a proposal virtually certain to be defeated because of U.S. and Israeli opposition. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) (The Associated Press)

RAMALLAH, West Bank – Palestinian officials say their leadership is planning its next steps after a resolution to end Israel's occupation was rejected by the U.N. Security Council, and could set a date for applying to join the International Criminal Court.

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