PA: We’ll demand equal rights throughout ‘Palestine’

Israel National News reports: “The Palestinian Authority’s (PA) permanent representative to the UN, Riyad Mansour, on Wednesday gave a speech before the UN General Assembly on the occasion of the ‘International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People’, marked by the UN each year on November 29, the day on which the UN in 1947 approved the Partition Plan which paved the way for the establishment of the State of Israel.

Mansour said he was giving his speech in the name of Mahmoud Abbas, ‘the President of the State of Palestine’.

‘Peace is our highest goal,’ he said on behalf of Abbas. ‘We hope that President Trump’s initiative will lead to a peace deal in accordance with the two-state solution in which Israel and Palestine will live side by side in security, peace and good neighborliness.’

Mansour then accused Israel, which he called ‘the occupying power,’ of non-commitment to the two-state solution and of implementing an ‘apartheid regime’.

‘If there is no agreement based on the two-state solution, the Palestinians will demand full and equal rights for all the inhabitants of historic Palestine,’ he threatened on behalf of Abbas…”

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