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Abbas Threatens UN Statehood Bid for “Palestine”

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PA President Mahmoud Abbas (right) with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Photo: wiki commons.

JPost – Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday renewed his threat to unilaterally seek UN recognition of a Palestinian state in response to Israel’s refusal to accept his conditions for resuming the peace talks.

Abbas, meanwhile, met with US Consul-General Daniel Rubinstein and discussed with him the latest developments surrounding efforts to resume the stalled peace talks.

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