‚NY Times‘: Palestinian statehood vote is ‚damaging‘

08.08.2011                      08.Aw-Elul, 5771


'NY Times': Palestinian statehood vote is 'damaging'

Editorial suggests new roadmap drafted by US can “induce Palestinians to drop their statehood bid.”

The New York Times published an editorial on Sunday criticizing the expected vote on Palestinian statehood at the United Nations in September, saying its “consequences could be profoundly damaging for all involved.”
The paper of note whose editorials are considered to carry considerable weight in international affairs expressed sympathy with the Palestinians' frustration over stalled talks with Israel but said a showdown at the UN would not help advance their cause….