Norway’s ambassador: Palestinian appeal to UN legitimate in lieu of treaty with Israel

29.07.2011                      27.Tammus, 5771

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Norway's ambassador: Palestinian appeal to UN legitimate in lieu of treaty with Israel

Svein Sevje hopes conflict can be resolved in the spirit of Oslo Accords; says Norway still supports Israel.

Norway's ambassador to Israel told Haaretz Wednesday that in lieu of a negotiated peace treaty between Israel and the Palestinians, it is legitimate for the Palestinians to appeal to the United Nations, but that his country supports Israel, and has always supported it.
The Oslo Accords between Israel and the PLO were struck in Norway between 1993 and 1995, and are the legal framework for the relationship between Israel and the Palestinian Authority in matters including security, economy and infrastructure….