Palestinian official: UN vote on statehood won’t contradict peace process

07.07.2011                      05.Tammus, 5771

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Palestinian official: UN vote on statehood won't contradict peace process

Following a meeting with Acting Middle East Envoy David Hale and diplomat Dennis Ross, Erekat says he does not expect Quartet’s July meeting to ‘invent the wheel.’

Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat attended a meeting with U.S. officials at the U.S. State Department Wednesday, at which U.S. officials were expected to push the PA negotiator to accept American terms for an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement.
Acting Middle East Envoy David Hale and diplomat Dennis Ross both attended the meeting with Erekat.
Following their meeting, Erekat said in a brief press conference that he does not expect the Quartet’s meeting scheduled for July 11 to “invent the wheel.”…