The five main points Abbas will tackle at the UN

PNN/ Bethlehem/

A senior official in the Palestinian Authority has revealed to PNN the main points that the Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman, President Mahmoud Abbas will tackle in the United Nations headquarters in New York at the end of September.

The official who asked to stay unidentified, did not reveal details, but mentioned the five main points that will be tackled.

Firstly, Abbas will seek to internationally declare Palestine a state under occupation, with Israel being the occupying power.

Secondly, Abbas will talk about the political and financial situation of the PA, and the failure of American and European attempts to revive the peace process which has stopped due to Israeli violations.

The source added that Abbas will hold the US and Israeli administrations accountable for thwarting the negotiation process for over 20 years now, which also lead to the collapse of the PA and the internal situation in Palestine.

Thirdly, Abbas is reportedly going to speak about the reconciliation process with the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas), adding that he will the start of a dialogue as a step to achieve reconciliation on the ground.

Abbas is also scheduled to talk about the PA “efforts” on an international level, including the ICC files which included lawsuits against the aggression on Gaza and the expansion of Israeli settlements, in determination to hold Israel accountable for its crimes.

Finally, the source said that Abbas will talk about the Israeli assaults on the religious sanctuaries, such as the recent and continuous attacks on Al-Aqsa mosque, and the danger of Israeli plans to divide it, completely violating the religious freedom and dignity of Muslims.