Sunday, March 09, 2014

Ahead of US visit, Abbas refuses to recognize Israel as Jewish state

U.S. State Department says spokeswoman says that while U.S. recognizes Israel as a Jewish state, the Palestinians do not have to do so in a peace agreement • Abbas: Israeli pressure does not concern me.

U.S. President Barack Obama with PA President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah in March 2013 [Archive]
Photo credit: AP

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