Ashrawi: Obama AIPAC address a campaign speech

By JPOST.COM STAFF
March 5, 2012 14:47

US President Barack Obama's address to the AIPAC annual policy conference was "the epitome of a campaign speech," PLO Executive Committee member Hanan Ashrawi was quoted as saying by Army Radio on Monday.

Ashrawi charged Obama with defending the Israeli government and turning the peace process into a useless and banal discourse.

Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat was quoted by Army Radio as saying that Obama and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu must not ignore the Palestinian issue at their Monday White House meeting.

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