Hamas dismisses Abbas UN statehood bid, calls it 'cosmetic'

By REUTERS, JPOST.COM STAFF
September 16, 2011 21:22

Hamas on Friday dismissed Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas's plan to seek recognition of statehood in the United Nations next week.

A spokesman said any result would be "cosmetic, especially when Mahmoud Abbas said his aim is to return to the negotiations with the occupation after all."


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