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June 5, 2012 4:39 pm

PA Leader Abbas: Opportunity for Peace “May Not Stay on the Table”

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PA President Mahmoud Abbas. Photo: wiki commons.

Ynet/Reuters – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas urged Israel on Tuesday to accept a two-state solution based on 1967 borders, warning that the opportunity “may not stay on the table for a long time” given the political upheavals caused by the Arab Spring.

Abbas set out the Palestinian case for statehood and full UN membership at a World Economic Forum conference in Istanbul, stressing that membership of the United Nations should not prejudice negotiations with Israel.

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