‚Erekat denies Palestinian plans to delay bid for UN recognition‘

10.08.2011                      10.Aw-Elul, 5771

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'Erekat denies Palestinian plans to delay bid for UN recognition'

Chief Palestinian negotiator tells WAFA that 'the recognition train has already left for New York'; Al Sharq Al-Awsat reports that the PA wants to delay UN bid, fearing cutoff of U.S. aid to West Bank.

Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat denied Tuesday reports that the Palestinian Authority is planning to delay its bid for United Nations recognition in September, according to the Palestinian news agency WAFA.
"The Palestinian recognition train has already left the station and is heading toward New York," Erekat said….