Abbas: UN statehood bid is not a unilateral act

24.07.2011                      22.Tammus, 5771

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Abbas: UN statehood bid is not a unilateral act

PA president says failure of peace talks forced Palestinian statehood bid, move not aimed at delegitimizing or isolating Israel.

The Palestinian Authority decided to ask the UN to recognize a Palestinian state in September because of the failure of the peace talks, and this is not a unilateral act, PA President Mahmoud Abbas declared on Saturday.
The statehood bid was not aimed at delegitimizing or isolating Israel, he said….