Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has criticized some European governments for siding with the Palestinians over a bid at the UN that demands the withdrawal of the Tel Aviv regime from occupied territories.
“I said that the attempts of the Palestinians and of several European countries to force conditions on Israel will only lead to a deterioration in the regional situation and will endanger Israel,” Netanyahu said in a statement after a meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry in Rome on Monday.
“Therefore, we will strongly oppose this,” he added.
The Israel premier said that Tel Aviv would firmly reject any UN move to dictate a time-frame for withdrawal from the land Palestinians seek for a state.
Palestinians are set to submit an Arab-backed draft resolution to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) as early as Wednesday that calls for the recognition…
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