UN: Palestine state membership looms

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September 6, 2011
The New York Times    
Posted in PND News

"President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority said yesterday that he was going to the United Nations this month to seek membership for a state of Palestine, not instead of negotiations with Israel but in addition to them. His goal, he said, was for a Palestinian state and Israel to live in peace and security next to each other. Even after any UN recognition, he said, his hope is to negotiate with Israel." (09/06/11)


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