Haley leaves as Palestinian ambassador begins to speak at the UN

She rejected any suggestion that Israeli troops had used excessive force against protesters.
2:13 | 05/15/18

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tonight, after the U.S. Embassy dedication in Jerusalem. Palestinians burying their dead today. Some then returning to the border to protest. Israeli soldiers lobbing tear gas back at them. While at the U.N. Here in new York, Nikki Haley defending Israel and then walking out at the Palestinian representative was about to speak. Here's our chief foreign correspondent Terry Moran tonight. Reporter: Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner bidding Israel farewell today after opening the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem. Fanfare and fireworks. Their work now behind them. They also left behind this. More clashes throughout gaza and the west bank. In Bethlehem, Israeli forces firing tear gas. In ramallah, we saw professors hurling stones with slingshots in a running battle that lasted for hours. This is not the front lines here. The Palestinians are throwing stones, the Israelis responding with tear gas and the occasional rubber bullet. There have been several injured, no fatalities. In gaza, two protesters were killed today, but it was more a day of grieving for the 60 killed here yesterday. They draped their flag on the little body. At other funerals, anger and defiance. The trump administration standing 100% behind Israel amid calls for an investigation of the violence. U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley rejecting any suggestion that Israeli forces may have used excessive force. No country would act with more restraint than Israel has. Reporter: Then, as the Palestinian ambassador prepared to speak, Haley walked out. So, let's get to Terry Moran, joining us live from Jerusalem. And Nikki Haley refusing to criticize Israel, and she also refused to draw a parallel connection between the violence we've seen in the last 24 hours, in fact, saying it doesn't have anything to do with the location of the American embassy? Reporter: That's right, David. That is the position of the U.S. Government. They also say that this shouldn't stop any peace talks, but Palestinians right now rejecting all talks, though they feel utterly powerless right now. One man saying to me, what can we do to stop any of this? We just have to take it. David? Terry Moran, thank you. And president trump's

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