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."