PLO to seek UN resolution for Israeli occupation end date ~ Ma’an News Agency.
UNITED NATIONS (AFP) — The Palestinian leadership intends to seek a UN Security Council resolution setting a three year deadline for ending the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories, a PLO official said Tuesday.
Hanan Ashrawi, a member of the leadership of the PLO, acknowledged at a news conference that the United States would veto such a resolution.
Nevertheless, she told reporters, “We will be seeking a Security Council resolution on ending the occupation on a specific date.”
“We should know that the occupation will end within three years,” she added.
She raised the possibility of also seeking passage of a similar but non-binding resolution by the UN General Assembly.
Ashrawi once again also brandished a threat to take Israel before the International Criminal Court over its 50-day military offensive in Hamas-ruled Gaza.
But she did…
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