13.07.2011 11.Tammus, 5771
PLO: US is responsible for 'racist' Israeli policies
Palestinians say international pressure on Israel is necessary to effect change; says Quartet failure makes September UN bid necessary.
The Palestinian leadership, in unusually harsh criticism of Washington, on Tuesday held the United States responsible for "racist" Israeli policies it said had sabotaged the peace process.
The leadership said recent developments had confirmed the need for the Palestinians to go to the UN General Assembly in September to seek international recognition for a state of Palestine on lands occupied by Israel since 1967….