Israel voters chose `occupation` not talks: Palestinians

The Palestinians slammed Israelis on Wednesday for voting for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu`s righwing Likud party, saying they had chosen "occupation and settlement building" over peace talks.

AFP| Updated: Mar 18, 2015, 15:01 PM IST
Israel voters chose `occupation` not talks: Palestinians

Jerusalem: The Palestinians slammed Israelis on Wednesday for voting for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu`s righwing Likud party, saying they had chosen "occupation and settlement building" over peace talks.

"Israel chose the path of racism, occupation and settlement building, and did not choose the path of negotiations and partnership between us," senior Palestine Liberation Organisation official Yasser Abed Rabbo told AFP.