|Palestinians want Israel pullout vote this year|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
UNITED NATIONS — The Palestinian U.N. ambassador said Friday his government wants the U.N. Security Council to vote on a resolution before the end of the year that would set November 2016 as the deadline for Israeli troops to withdraw from all Palestinian territories.
Riyad Mansour said Friday that if the resolution is defeated — which is almost certain because of opposition from Israel’s closest ally the United States and others — the Palestinians have other options.
“This is not going to be an open-ended exercise,” he said. “The main option is to go with a vote.”
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