Jordan Submits Palestinian UN Resolution Calling for Israeli Withdrawal from West Bank

(New York Times) Somini Sengupta - A draft Security Council resolution by the Palestinians sets a one-year deadline for negotiations with Israel and is aimed at the full withdrawal of Israeli forces from the West Bank. But the Palestinian UN ambassador, Riyad Mansour, stopped short of pressing for a swift vote. The move seemed more aimed at sending a political message to Palestinians back home than spurring the Security Council into action.

2014-12-18 00:00:00

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