Abbas: I went to UN because every other path was blocked

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September 22, 2011 15:22

 
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Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said that his government "went to the United Nations after every other path was blocked in front of us and after no alternatives remained in order to fulfill the goal of establishing an independent state on '67 borders," Army Radio reported on Thursday.

Abbas added that he has no objections to meeting with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in New York, as the latter proposed, but only if such talks produce real and solid results for the Palestinian people. If talks are to be restarted, he said, "they should begin after an Israeli recognition of Palestinian statehood within '67 lines," according to the report.

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