According to Alquds newspaper, on September 14, President Mahmoud Abbas had a confrontational meeting with Tony Blair, the current Quartet envoy. During the meeting, which took place in Amman, Abbas presented Blair with a possible plan B should the Palestinian UN bid fails Alquds quoted Abbas as saying, "I will return to the Palestinian leadership, which will make a decision on whether the time has come for Israel to re-assume its responsibility as an occupying authority." He also said, "We will not keep the Palestinian Authority as a name." Yesterday, the Palestinian Authority president called upon the international community to recognize…Read More... | 26 Comments
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