Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday vowed to appeal Israel’s controversial law of Jewish nation-state at the UN.
Speaking in a televised program, Abbas said he rejects the US mediation for Palestine-Israel peace talks and emphasized that there would no meeting with the U.S. until it reverts its decision to recognize Jewish settlements and Jerusalem as an Israeli capital.
Palestine Palestine's Abbas pledges to appeal Israel's nation-state law: (MENAFN) Palestine's President Mahmoud Abbas made a pledge to file an appeal at the UN on the new Israel Jewish nation-state law. The Palestinian president condemned the US… https://t.co/EiKzk0H4T0
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Underlining that the Oslo Accords would not continue if the current situation persists, he called on Hamas to allow the national unity government of Palestine to carry out its activities in the Gaza Strip.
Mahmoud Abbas, staunch champion of the Oslo Accords, says, "Israel has killed Oslo," and calls on Palestinians to revisit all agreements with Israel https://t.co/bjThs0nO0i
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The Jewish nation-state Law defines Israel as a Jewish state with a “united Jerusalem” as its capital. It has also promoted Hebrew as the only official language, stripping Arabic as an official language while recognizing its “special status”.
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