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domingo, 4 de septiembre de 2011

The United States launched a campaign to prevent the recognition of Palestinian state at the UN

United States is waging a campaign to induce the Palestinians to abandon the quest for recognition as independent state before the General Assembly of the Organization of the United Nations (UN) to avoid potential diplomatic tensions with Israel, as revealed by The New York Times .

The U.S. media reports that the Barack Obama "has circulated a proposal for renewed peace negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians, in order to persuade the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to abandon the plan to seek recognition to the General Assembly the UN, which starts September 20 in New York. "

According to the U.S. informative reviews, Obama spokesmen have advanced to veto any request to make the Palestinians to the Security Council of the UN on this issue. It was reported that the White House wants to "avoid campaigning for the veto, it would leave only the United States in its attempt."

The New York Times says on its website, citing high-ranking U.S. government and foreign diplomats, all under condition of anonymity, it might be too late for any effort by Washington. Important media in this country commented that the White House lacks sufficient support to neutralize the purpose of Abbas, which would allow Palestinians to participate in all UN agencies and to sue Israel before the International Criminal Court.

For its part, the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) described as "unacceptable a French suggestion for an eventual Palestinian state maintains observer status at the UN, insisting to claim full membership."

Last week the Foreign Minister of the PNA, Riad Al-Malki, rejected a proposal made in Paris by the French Prime Minister Francois Fillon, to the future Palestinian entity that assumes the same condition holds the Vatican. Al-Maliki stressed that the idea of ​​government Gallo "is unacceptable because if the Palestinians wish to have observer status as the Vatican could have upgraded at any time."

On Saturday the Austrian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Michael Spindelegger proposed that the European Union (EU) to develop its own UN resolution on the recognition of a Palestinian state, adding that only an "option" UN assembly opens on September 13 in New York and the Palestinians, against the deadlock in talks with Israel are, today announced that preparing such a request.

When the Palestinians hope to have the support of 150 of the 193 UN Member States, the U.S. threatened to veto in the Security Council on such request.

The EU, which is the first economic partner of Israel and leading provider of aid to the Palestinians expressed fears of a split within it on the issue of recognition of the state, so that the ministers decided to "take no public position before the Palestinian project is released. "

In recent days, Berlin and Rome criticized the Palestinian governance as mothers supported it. London and Paris kept their options open.

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