'Abbas under pressure to stop UNSC settlement condemnation'

By JPOST.COM STAFF
January 20, 2011 11:26

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is under pressure from European and Arab countries not to submit a resolution condemning settlements to the UN Security Council, Palestinian news source Qudsnet reported on Thursday.

The news site wrote that Abbas "recently received a series of phone calls from Arab and European countries urging him to back off from the UNSC condemnation, for fear of an American veto."


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