Abbas Declines U.S. Request Not To Head To UN
Palestinian political sources stated that Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, declined a request made by U.S. President re-elect Barack Obama, asking him to refrain from heading to the United Nations this month to asking for upgrading the Palestinian status to an observer state, the Palestine News Network (PNN) reported.
Abbas told Obama that the Palestinian Authority is determined to submit the application, and informed him that this decision is final.
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