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  9/23/2011, Elul 24, 5771

Tibi: Abbas Not Turning Back


Member of Knesset Ahmed Tibi (Ra'am-Ta'al, United Arab List), made it clear, Friday morning, that Chairman Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority (PA) is not hesitant and won't turn back on his intent to apply to the United Nations for recognition of the PA as an independent state.

He was interviewed by Israel Defense Forces Radio  in New York, where he is on the sidelines of the General Assembly, where Abbas is expected to formally announce the PA's application to the UN Security Counci.