Palestinians Must Have State, Erekat Says

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Published July 26, 2011.

Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat vigorously condemned both Israel and the United States during a briefing to over 90 Palestinian envoys in Istanbul on Sunday, saying the Oslo process was on the verge of failure.

Erekat said that if the United States continued to stymie the Palestinian efforts to get a state recognized by the United Nations, the Palestinian Authority should be dismantled.

“[PA President Mahmoud Abbas] should throw the keys in their faces,” Erekat said.

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