Peres optimistically warns of Palestinian state, peace

President Shimon Peres said that peace between Israel and the Palestinians is possible within months, but called the PA's plan to seek recognition of statehood in the UN this September, "an illusion," he said in an interview to the Associated Press published Thursday.
"A Palestinian state born of a unilateral declaration in the UN, the president said, would "remain [on] paper and will raise false hopes," he told the AP.
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