PA membership in UNESCO nullifies the Oslo Agreements

The Oslo agreements of 1993 established a Palestinian Council to negotiate with Israel the permanent status of the West Bank and Gaza. Article V of the agreements states: a) Permanent status negotiations will commence... between the Government of Israel and the Palestinian people representatives. b) It is understood that these negotiations shall cover remaining issues, including: Jerusalem, refugees, settlements, security arrangements, borders, relations and cooperation with other neighbors, and other issues of common interest. The aim of the negotiations, as written in Article I of the Oslo agreements, is to achieve a permanent settlement based on Security Council Resolutions  242 (1967) and 338 (1973). Neither of these Security Council Resolutions calls for the creation of a Palestinian State in the West Bank, as witnessed by the address delivered by President Ronald Reagan on September 1, 1982: we look to the future of the West Bank and Gaza, it is clear to me that...(Read Full Post)