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US: Palestinian Bid for UN Status ‘Jeopardizes Peace Process’ | Antiwar.com

But the so-called peace process is merely a way for the US and Israel to kick Palestinian rights down the road

by John Glaser, October 15, 2012

The United States on Monday denounced the Palestinian bid to upgrade its status at the United Nations to a sovereign country, claiming it would “jeopardize the peace process.”

The US position in this regard hasn’t changed from last year, when Palestinian authorities tried to win recognition of full statehood at the UN. This year, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has announced, they will aim to be recognized as “a non-member state.”

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