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PLO's Ashrawi responds to Liberman's 'arrogant' threats

PLO Executive Committee member Hanan Ashrawi on Tuesday denounced Foreign Minister Avidgor Liberman's remarks regarding the Palestinian bid for non-member status at the United Nations, calling his comments "false and provocative."
“Such arrogant threats are false and provocative, and they constitute a serious attempt by the Israeli government to intervene in internal Palestinian affairs,” Ashrawi said in a statement.Ashrawi's comments come in response to Liberman's plans to hold an urgent meeting of Israeli Ambassadors in Europe in Vienna on Thursday over the Palestinian bid for non-member state status at the United Nations General Assembly this month, and following reports that Liberman stressed a unilateral statehood bid would put an end to the chances to resume peace negotiations.
Ashrawi emphasized: “This sends a clear message to the international community and to the Palestinians that Israel is more committed to annexing land than committing to peace.”
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