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Palestinians Opposed Abbas’ Statehood Bid (summaries of 2 articles, from Daily Alert, Jan. 1, 2015)

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Six Palestinian Factions Reject Palestinian UN Resolution (Xinhua-China)

Six Palestinian factions in Gaza rejected on Tuesday the Palestinian draft resolution presented to the UN Security Council on establishing a Palestinian state.
The Hamas movement, Islamic Jihad, and four left-wing PLO groups said “the draft resolution opens the road again for the absurd bilateral talks.”
See also Why Palestinians Opposed Abbas’ Statehood Bid– Khaled Abu Toameh (Gatestone Institute)

The fierce Palestinian opposition to the UN resolution shows that Abbas does not have a mandate from his people to embark on such a move.
The widespread opposition is a clear sign that many Palestinians continue to believe that violence, and not diplomacy, will bring them closer to achieving their goals.

(Click on the title of either article to see the whole article…Ed.)


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