Palestinian campaigners object to UN claims normalisation treaties are an opportunity for new peace talks

UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres has called on Palestine and Israel to use the “opportunity” of Israel’s normalisation of relations with Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates to renew negotiations.

Mr Guterres has welcomed the US-brokered agreements, signed at a White House ceremony this week amid protests from dozens of organisations.

The UAE agreement to recognise Israel required Tel Aviv to suspend its plans to annex Palestine’s West Bank. But...
source: Morning Star Online

2020-09-18 11:32
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