Skip to comments.Abbas: Peace Talks After UN Recognition
Posted on 10/09/2012 10:33:50 PM PDT by Eleutheria5
Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas met Tuesday in Ramallah with representatives of EU countries in the Palestinian Authority and discussed with them the regional situation following the Arab spring and the PAs position towards the peace process with Israel.
Abbas told the European representatives that the PA is ready to resume negotiations with Israel on the basis of the EUs official positions. He noted that the PA will make use of these EU positions when it submits its recognition to the United Nations General Assembly.
He also stressed that the PAs unilateral statehood bid to the UN does not mean eliminating the option of negotiations with Israel, but is rather a complementary measure designed to preserve the two-state solution. He claimed that Israels continued construction of Jewish communities in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem may bring an end to the option of a two-state solution.
Abbas said the PA is determined to achieve international recognition of Palestine in order "to change the status of Palestinian land from disputed territory to territory under occupation.
Once we receive the recognition of the UN General Assembly we will be ready to return to the negotiating table with the Israeli side to discuss any issues related to the final settlement," Abbas told the representatives.
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How bout, Palestinian statehood after hell freezes over...
He’s free to go there and await that day.
I have an alternative suggestion. Eat s**t and die in a fire.
Notice how he says “Jewish” settlements instead of Israeli.
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