Addressing the possibility that the Palestinian Authority might declare statehood unilaterally, Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman called such a move a red line that shouldn't be crossed.
"Israel has no shortage of leverage that it can use on the PA in a way that will be unilaterally declared," the foreign minister told the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.
Lieberman also leveled criticism at the international community, saying, "the western world isn't succeeding to resolve conflicts in the world. If they succeed to solve the problems in Kashmir, we'll allow them to help us to deal with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict."
He added, "Until today, the international community hasn't upheld any agreement signed with Israel - exemplified by [UN Security Council] Resolution 1701 in southern Lebanon that hasn't been implemented."