Comments for: George Mitchell: Palestinian statehood effort hurts peace prospects

Posted Oct. 02, 2011, at 11:54 a.m.
Last modified Oct. 02, 2011, at 3:50 p.m.

PORTLAND | Former U.S. Middle East peace envoy George Mitchell said Sunday that the Palestinians’ bid to gain membership in the United Nations will worsen the prospects for peace with Israel. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas asked the U.N. Security Council last month to recognize an independent Palestinian state. But …

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