Erekat denies earlier report on PA proposal to UN

December 29, 2010 13:55

Chief Palestinian Negotiator Saeb Erekat on Wednesday denied an earlier report in which he was quoted as saying that the Palestinian Authority plans on requesting the United Nations Security Council unilaterally recognize a Palestinian state along 1967 borders, Israel Radio reported.

Erekat said that the Palestinians have no intention of presenting such a proposal in the near future and that the earlier report by Palestinian news agency Ma'an was erroneous. He explained that the PA plans on demanding that the UN Security Council to criticize settlement building in the West Bank.

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