digital desk,Ramallah. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told a visiting US official that he was ready for a peace process with Israel based on international proposals.
The official Palestinian News Agency (WAFA) reported that Abbas made the remarks during a meeting with Hadi Amar, the US Deputy Assistant Secretary for Israel and Palestinian Affairs in the West Bank city of Ramallah.
Abbas told Amar that an international campaign for peace in the Middle East under an international framework to end Israeli occupation and establish a Palestinian state based on 1967 borders, Xinhua reported on Tuesday, WAFA reported. It is necessary to organize a conference.
Abbas told Amar, the current situation is unacceptable. Calling for pressure on Israel to stop its practices against Palestinians and stop settlement activities and occupation of Palestinian lands.
The WAFA report said Abbas explained to Amar the meaning of an online speech he (Abbas) addressed before the UN General Assembly last week, which included initiatives aimed at ending Israel’s occupation of the Palestinian territories. Was.
On 2 October, Abbas said that if Israel did not accept the principle of a two-state solution, Palestinians would go for other options, including implementing a United Nations Security Council resolution passed in 1947 or establishing a democratic state. is included.
Direct peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians, which were supported by the United States for nine months, stalled in 2014 due to deep disagreements over the Israeli accord and recognition of the establishment of a Palestinian state based on 1967 borders Was.
Israel occupied the West Bank and East Jerusalem in the 1967 Middle East war, claimed by the Palestinians and controlling them ever since.
The Palestinians seek to establish an independent Palestinian state in 1967 over Israeli-occupied territories including the West Bank, the Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem.