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Well the push for Palestinian statehood resuming tomorrow at the united nations Security Council meeting to discuss the controversial bid by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.
This new video to show you today -- mr.
Abbas receiving a hero's welcome in the the West Bank.
During a speech -- the general assembly on Friday He touched on many of the longtime Palestinian clients to what's next.
And can there ever be acceptance of a two state solution.
For joining us -- -- them on Rasheed Erekat He -- the chief representative of the PLO.
To the United States ambassador welcome to Fox News Channel this morning.
Thank you should work but tomorrow afternoon 3 o'clock actually the Security Council diplomats are gonna start meeting what do you hope.
Comes out of that session tomorrow.
-- what we hope and what we expect is for the united nation.
Move with the Palestinian request for a membership the United Nations it wouldn't it.
Oscar committee to review -- requests and that it would be turned over to the security council for a vote and we expect that to happen within the next few days.
-- if it happens the next few days I mean not magically.
Ever gonna pull off half a country the US vows to Vito.
That that action and secretary of state Hillary Clinton is calling on both sides to return to the negotiating table on the -- -- Unfortunately.
We were hoping for the United States to take a different position on this issue.
Because to be honest with you we -- -- -- much perplexed by the US position at a time when -- -- -- movements in different countries sort of feed them.
They out -- is for the Palestinian move the United Nations we have said repeatedly we are willing to return to the negotiating table that going to view and is not a substitute for attendant to the negotiations but these negotiations.
Have to be best.
On clear terms -- -- clean that it -- be a time friend.
And the community and give him to -- to its position of settlement activities and the occupied West Bank including Jerusalem.
Well prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel says He is willing to negotiate ourselves.
And He had a called to meet mr.
Abbas here in New York City they're only a mile apart in their hotels.
How -- that didn't happen.
Netanyahu until now did not clearly and unequivocally said that He is committed to the terms of reference that the United States have been the national community.
Has lived down in order for these negotiations to succeed we cannot just go to negotiations for the -- -- negotiations we have done that -- eighteen years.
And what did we get didn't -- Half a million settlers are living in the Palestinian occupied that it is we have this accreditation won't we have a -- jurors.
The Palestinian people and I'm not but that off then what do they used to be eighteen years ago if mr.
Netanyahu is impetus to -- -- -- negotiations.
He has to -- clearly.
And unequivocally that He is convicted to -- -- of preference for these negotiations.
Ali tell about Greta Van Susteren Friday that He thinks we talk about -- -- settlements that He stopping before didn't do any good.
This and in his what He said I would like either.
The Palestinians put up this precondition was that they've ever put -- continued to negotiate without amending certain countries.
And often that I came in the immediately defended.
So it -- frozen four -- Ten much.
And nine months and one week listening to this for years there's still didn't come.
He says it's kind of -- right Aaron I mean which -- still com.
This is this is that not true with the Palestinians have always insisted that is that it sees as its settlement activity is.
The fact that today that Israel is trying to turn Palestinian neighborhoods in Jerusalem in two Israeli neighborhoods is Betty alarming.
That settlements physician order that -- -- for a president to -- this at an effective it is is an obligation.
That Israel accepted under the roadmap -- under the Oslo accords so.
You know it it doesn't -- that if we demanded -- we did not demand He has to meet his obligations and He has failed to do so if they stop again.
Would you then sit down with the we did say clearly that if He can say that He -- -- -- a Palestinian state based on the 1967 borders with agreed swaps.
And it -- that says they shouldn't -- an effective it is the Palestinian leadership said clearly.
That we are willing to engage that Israelis.
As long as that will be based on.
Will you recognize a Jewish state.
We recognized Israel in 1993.
When we exchange that it that is.
-- mutual article mission the PLO recognized the State of Israel in 1996 in 1998 at the Palestine national accounts that we recognize is that right to exist.
As -- as we are concerned Israel is still.
The United Nations as the State of Israel but as a due respect sir.
As a Jewish state we said -- the -- That this would undermine.
The rights of the Palestinian minority who are living inside Israel one point four million Palestinians who -- Brazilian citizenship.
It would also -- right to -- -- amend the fate of the future of Palestinian refugees before we even get to engage in negotiation.
Well if you don't wanna recognize it as a Jewish state and He has concerns about the 1967 line saying they know more missiles are gonna be lobbed over it Killen as citizens.
What -- how do you stop this ring around the Rosie.
And actually get a breakthrough.
To try and eventually get a settlement that they're talking about trying to have this within a year.
I understand that -- but we have been involved in a process that did not produce a -- peace agreements.
We need to get engaged in -- spent the process whereby all of the parties and respect and -- -- -- to the terms of reference.
And work together to end the conflict.
Israel today is only trying to gain time to try to impose more facts on the -- around to preempt the traditional for Palestinians -- And to kill you the option of the two state solution by continuing with this -- to -- and occupied Palestinian territories the Palestinians by going to the United Nations.
Ought to try to change this political dynamics this but it got but a dime.
And syndicate it and -- a message to the international community.
That this situation cannot be sustained the Palestinians need to be for the I need to establish showed an independent state.
-- -- -- -- to -- Erekat.
Gets back to the Security Council tomorrow we'll be covering this here in the Fox News Channel.
Thank you sir for joining us regular --
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