‚UN recognition plea is not intended to isolate Israel‘

23.05.2011                      19.Ijar, 5771                      Tag 34 des Omer


'UN recognition plea is not intended to isolate Israel'

During meeting with Jordanian PM, Abbas says Hamas is "part of Palestinian society"; Hamas calls Obama's speech to AIPAC a "disaster."

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Sunday night that the Palestinians "are not trying to isolate Israel by attempting to achieve UN recognition of a Palestinian state," the Jordanian Petra News Agency reported.
In response to US President Barack Obama’s speech before AIPAC, Abbas told Jordanian Prime Minister Marouf al-Bakhit during a meeting that in fact, "the Palestinian Authority is asking for the recognition of Palestine as an occupied state."…