Livni: Israeli failure at UN result of political oversight

November 28, 2012 23:46

Israel's expected "failure" at the UN General Assembly on Thursday is the result of ongoing political oversight, The Tzipi Livni Party leader Tzipi Livni said Wednesday, ahead of the Palestinian bid for a status upgrade.

"When Israel does not instigate and lead initiatives, initiatives are forced upon it," she said.

Engaging in a political process with Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas, and striving for an agreement is our interest, that would preserve Israel as a Zionist, Jewish and democratic state, she continued.

"Within two weeks, the world will recognize - because of the failures of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's government - a Hamas state in Gaza, and a Palestinian state within the 1967 borders," she added.  


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