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Palestinians to Seek Recognition at UN

Monday, 27 June 2011 07:05

‘I say that if negotiations have failed we will go to the United Nations for membership,” Abbas was quoted by AFP as saying on Sunday.

Speaking at a meeting of the Palestine Liberation Organization and his Fatah party, Abbas said it was the only option since “there have been no new incentives to return to negotiations.”

Due to Israel’s renewed settlement building activities, the Palestinian Authority (PA) broke off direct talks with Tel Aviv in September. The PA said Israel had to freeze the construction and expansion of Jewish settler units or the talks could not continue.’

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