The Palestinians will not wait for the upcoming Israeli elections to take their case to the United Nations Security Council, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said on Sunday.
“There is nothing wrong with the Palestinian draft resolution, which calls for ending the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories and establishing an independent Palestinian state in the light of a specific timetable,” Abbas told the state-run Palestinian Anti-Corruption Commission in Ramallah. His words were reported by TurkishPress.com.
Meanwhile, Abbas reiterated that Palestinians “cannot and will not recognize” Israel as a “Jewish state” in in an interview with the Egyptian daily Akhbar Al-Yawm that was published on Monday.
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