PA leaders invited to Washington in bid to avoid UN plan

05.08.2011                      05.Aw-Elul, 5771

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PA leaders invited to Washington in bid to avoid UN plan

PA official tells 'Al-Hayat' US gov't searching for formula to allow both sides to resume peace talks so that PA could abandon UN bid.

In the context of its efforts to persuade the Palestinian Authority to drop its plan to ask the UN in September to recognize a Palestinian state, the US Administration has invited PA officials to Washington for talks on ways of avoiding the statehood bid.   
PA sources said that Chief PLO negotiator Saeb Erekat and Nabil Abu Rudaineh, a spokesman for PA President Mahmoud Abbas, will travel to Washington shortly for talks with US government officials on the statehood plan….