27.07.2011 25.Tammus, 5771
Israeli ambassador to UN: Palestinian bid for statehood will not bring peace
Speaking at the General Assembly, ambassador Ron Prosor said 'there are no shortcuts to statehood' and that the Palestinians should return to the negotiating table.
The Israeli Ambassador to the UN, Ron Prosor, said Tuesday in UN Security Council that a Palestinian unilateral move for statehood in September will not bring peace to our region." Speaking at the monthly debate on the situation in the Middle East, Prosor said that "the Palestinian initiatives at the United Nations may be superficially attractive to some, yet they distract from the true path to peace."
Prosor turned to the Palestinian Ambassador to the UN, Riyad Mansour, and asked him: "On behalf of whom will you present a resolution in September? Mr. Abbas or Hamas? Will it be on behalf of both the Palestinian Authority and the Hamas terrorist organization, which advances a charter calling for the destruction of Israel and the murder of Jews? Will it be on behalf of Akram Haniyeh – the PA’s Chief Spokesman— or Ismail Haniyeh – the Hamas Prime Minister in Gaza?"…