Palestinians seem to have trouble comprehending the fact that they are not an independent state. They also need to learn that unilateral actions at the U.N. will not gain them anything and will have a price they will not like.
source: http://www.jpost.com/DiplomacyAndPol...aspx?id=280122A meeting of envoys from the Non-Aligned Movement due to convene in Ramallah was scrapped on Sunday after Israel refused to admit five attendees from states with which it has no diplomatic relations, Palestinian officials said.
They said other guests, including the foreign ministers of Egypt and Zimbabwe, declined to attend in solidarity with those prevented from taking part.
Government officials had earlier stated that a decision was made Sunday to allow the foreign ministers of Egypt, India, Colombia, South Africa, Senegal, Zambia and Zimbabwe to attend the conference.
The foreign ministers of Bangladesh, Cuba, Indonesia, Malaysia and Algeria would not be allowed passage, however...
A day after announcing that it would restart its bid for statehood recognition at the United Nations, a campaign strongly opposed by the United States and Israel, the Palestinian Authority bristled at the Israeli move.
"(Israel) exploits its position as an occupying power to prevent Palestine from communication with the countries of the world and to isolate the Palestinian people and its institutions," said Hanan Ashrawi, a member of the Palestine Liberation Organization's executive committee...