Israel's Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman gestures as he embraces the United States Ambassador Susan Rice after speaking during a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly prior to a vote on a resolution on the issue of upgrading the Palestinian Authority's status to non-member observer state in the United Nations headquarters, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Photo by: Kathy Willens

Israel's Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman gestures as he embraces the United States Ambassador Susan Rice after speaking during a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly prior to a vote on a resolution on the issue of upgrading the Palestinian Authority's status to non-member observer state in the United Nations headquarters, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)