Tibi: No Abbas, Netanyahu meeting to take place in NY

By JPOST.COM STAFF
September 23, 2011 19:11




MK Ahmed Tibi (United Arab List-Ta'al) said Friday that there will be no meeting in New York between Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, Israel Radio reported.

Tibi was in New York accompanying the PA delegation to the UN General Assembly where Abbas officially submitted his request to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for full membership for a Palestinian state in the world body.

According to the report, Abbas was scheduled to fly back to Ramallah some three hours after the conclusion of his  speech to the General Assembly.


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