Palestinian Authority's Abbas to Address UN Security Council Feb. 20

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The meeting resulted in a resolution calling for Arab action to counter the U.S. administration's decision and welcoming the decision of the UN General Assembly in its 10th special emergency session under the slogan of "Unity for Peace", issued on December 21, 2017, reaffirming rejection of any resolution recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of the Israeli occupying forces, and the transfer of diplomatic missions to it.

The US decision adds to Palestinian anger at Washington following its decision in December to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital despite the final status of the city being one of the key points to be decided in Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.

It also affirmed support for the decisions of the Palestinian Central Council of January 15, 2018 in response to the recognition of the U.S. administration of Jerusalem as the capital of the occupying state, and to work with worldwide actors to establish a multilateral mechanism under the auspices of the United Nations.

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Since taking office, Trump has distanced himself somewhat from the two-state solution favored by his predecessors for the past two decades saying he would support Palestinian independence only if Israel agrees.

Palestinian women take part in a protest in Gaza City on January 29, 2018 against the US move to freeze funding for the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees. The administration also made clear that additional US donations will be contingent on major changes by UNRWA, which has been heavily criticized by Israel.

He also announced that the council will hold an informal meeting February 22 on the Palestinians where former US president Jimmy Carter, former United Nations humanitarian chief Jan Egeland and former UNRWA chief Karen AbuZayd.

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"We reached out to all decision-making capitals in Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America, Australia, the USA administration, United Nations and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation member states to communicate the Arab position on this issue", he said.

Israel's UN Ambassador Danon said in a statement Thursday that Abbas is "seeking to put an end to any possibility of negotiations with Israel". Such meetings are held outside the councils and members are not required to attend. "His recent actions demonstrate the total opposite", she said.

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