J’lem lobbies against UN recognition of Palestinian state

30.03.2011                      24.Adar ll, 5771

UNO:

J'lem lobbies against UN recognition of Palestinian state

PA accuses Israel of practicing "political thuggery" against the United Nations; Israel considers building artificial island off Gaza to provide import-export access.

Israel’s efforts to rally countries against Palestinian Authority plans to ask the United Nations to recognize a Palestinian state along the pre-1967 lines are hindered by the fact that Israel has not presented any plan of its own, diplomatic officials said Tuesday.
Israel has stepped up these efforts since the Palestinian Authority’s Saeb Erekat said two weeks ago that the Palestinian leadership “decided to start implementing alternatives to negotiations, and the first of these is demanding recognition.”…