Palestinian Official: No New US Peace Plans as Negotiators Head to Washington
A senior Palestinian negotiator said Monday there were no new US or Israeli proposals for a final status agreement and warned that there would be no peace unless Israel abided by international resolutions.
"If Israel does not agree to implement international resolutions (calling for) the return of refugees to their country and for a withdrawal to the 1967 borders, there will be no peace agreement," Saeb Erakat said before leaving for Washington for talks with US officials on reviving the moribund peace process.
"The aim of these negotiations is to implement international resolutions," Erakat said.
"Until now, no new American or Israeli proposals have been presented concerning the final status issues," he said.
The Palestinian delegation, which also includes information minister Yasser Abed Rabbo and Gaza Strip preventive security chief Mohammed Dahlan, left Israel's Ben Gurion airport near Tel Aviv at around 9 PM (1900 GMT), Palestinian officials said -- GAZA CITY (AFP)
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