PressTV-Israel, US working against peace: Palestinian president

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says Israel is working against peace and security by killing and displacing Palestinians and building settlements on occupied land with the support of the “biased” United States.

“Killing, expanding settlement[s], destruction, and the uprooting of the Palestinian population will not bring peace or security,” President Abbas said in a meeting with former Israeli left-wing lawmakers on Sunday, Palestinian news agency WAFA reported.

“This (Israeli) government’s policies and the biased US decisions contradict the international resolutions and are harming the chances of making just peace based on the two-state solution along 1967 borders,” the president said.

Palestinian officials have long sought to establish an independent Palestinian state within the borders that existed before the 1967 war between Israel and three other Arab states.

In that war — also known as the Six-Day War, the Israeli regime took…

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