President met with a delegation of leaders of the American Jewish community
New York 25/09/2012 (WAFA) - President Mahmoud Abbas met in New York last night with a delegation of leaders of the American Jewish community. During the meeting, they discussed the latest developments in the Middle East, in addition to the Palestinian approach to the United Nations.
The meeting was attended by Secretary of the Executive Committee of the PLO, Yasser Abed Rabbo, a member of the Executive Committee Saeb Erekat, Foreign Minister Riyad al-Malki, presidential spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeina, presidential adviser Akram Haniyeh, Diplomatic Adviser to the sovereignty Majdi al-Khalidi, and the Permanent Observer of Palestine to the United Nations in New York Ambassador Riyad Mansour.
Subject: Report: American Jewish leaders cancel meeting with Abbas
A group of Jewish leaders in the US cancelled a meeting with President Mahmoud Abbas under pressure from Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu.
TEL AVIV, Israel (Ma'an) -- A group of Jewish leaders in the US cancelled a meeting with President Mahmoud Abbas under pressure from Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli media reported Monday. The meeting, organized by billionaire businessman Mort Zuckerman, was due to take place Monday in New York, the Hebrew-language daily Maariv reported...
The meeting was canceled after Netanyahu's office contacted Zuckerman, saying it was "unacceptable" for the Jewish community to meet with the Palestinian president while he refused to meet with Israeli leaders, Maariv said. Abbas is in New York to address the UN General Assembly.
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The S. Daniel Abraham Center for Middle East Peace said Tuesday that Abbas spoke to them late Monday on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly.