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Will demand UN resolution to end Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories Abbas

Sep 23, 2014    

New York Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas says he will demand an international resolution that would set a timetable for ending Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories when he speaks to the UN General Assembly this week.If the UN rejects his appeal, Abbas says he will seek membership in international institutions and agencies. His aides have said that would include the International Criminal Court.Joining the court could potentially open the door to war crimes charges against Israel, both for its military actions in Gaza and for ongoing construction of Jewish settlements on occupied land...

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