Abu Mazen says no to US, France, Britain and GermanyModerate' 'Palestinian' President
The officials told the PA's official mouthpiece, Al-Ayyam, that Abbas was determined to pursue his statehood bid despite the requests.
November 29 is the anniversary of the historic UN vote to partition mandatory Palestine in 1947.
An Israeli government official said that if Abbas carries through with this move, "he has to know that he will pay a price. This is a fundamental and unacceptable violation of previous agreements, and Israel reserves the right to respond."
The official continued with Israel's policy of not specifying what measures Israel would take in response, saying only that this "negative move" would "complicate the possibility of future negotiations and undermine what little trust is left."Here's betting that Abu Bluff goes through with it, that most of the Europeans vote in favor and that Israel does not respond.
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