Abbas sends letter to world heads urging support for UN bid

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has sent letters to world leaders asking them to support his bid for Palestinian non-member status at the UN General Assembly, Al Quds al-Arabi reported late Saturday.
According to the report, Abbas sent letters to EU leaders as well as US President Barack Obama.
The letters demanded an end to the "colonialism" and "apartheid," and asked the heads of state to support the Palestinian bid.