Ahead of visit to China, PA chairman praises President Xi's proposal for peace with Israel.
ARITZ SHEVA - 17/07/17
Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas, who will visit China this week, told the Xinhua news
agency in an interview on Sunday that he believes China could make a
positive contribution to help achieve peace and stability in the Middle
East and to promote the development of the political process in the
Abbas said that during his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping, he will place an emphasis on the four-point proposal put forward by Xi in May 2013 for a solution to the conflict with Israel.
The Chinese proposal focused on an independent Palestinian state,
negotiations as the only way to peace, the principle of "land for
peace", and on guarantees the international community should provide for
the progress of the peace process.