In a speech before the United Nations Security Council, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas urged President Trump to disavow his Mideast peace plan and seek a return to negotiations based on existing UN resolutions. Those resolutions call for a two-state solution broadly following pre-1967 borders.
For more, we turn to CGTN’s Stephanie Freid in Tel Aviv.
- Jonathan Broder covered the Middle East as a foreign correspondent and currently a contributing editor for Newsweek magazine.
- Matthew RJ Brodsky is a Senior Fellow with the Gold Institute for International Strategy and the Security Studies Group.
- Graeme Bannerman is the founder of Bannerman Associates and a former Middle East analyst for the US State Department.
- Ali Abunimah is an author and co-founder of “The Electronic Intifada.”
— Middle East Monitor (@MiddleEastMnt) February 11, 2020
Israeli ambassador to the UN tells Security Council peace can't be reached if 'Abbas remains in his position'https://t.co/xeNk5ri9Q7
— i24NEWS English (@i24NEWS_EN) February 11, 2020
President Trump’s Israel-Palestine peace plan undermines the stability of Jordan, increasing the threat of hostile forces on Israel’s eastern border. https://t.co/Qvtu8dPCcj
— The New Yorker (@NewYorker) February 11, 2020